Latest from Sandhya Somashekhar
In Asheboro, N.C., a longtime minority resident worries about a growing racial divide.
  • Feb 2, 2018
A three-judge panel struck down the map, calling its design unconstitutionally partisan.
  • Jan 10, 2018
Lawsuit comes nearly two months after a gunman, who should not have been permitted to buy a weapon, killed more than two dozen churchgoers in Texas.
  • Dec 27, 2017
Administration change allows businesses to claim religious, moral objections to covering birth control in company health plans.
  • Dec 15, 2017
Under the bill lawmakers have sent to Gov. John Kasich, doctors could face jail time if they knowingly perform the procedure on a woman who wants it because of a Down diagnosis.
  • Dec 14, 2017
CHIP funding will run out soon in some states. “You can’t say ‘probably’ everything is going to be all right,” a Virginia health official said.
  • Nov 23, 2017
Major gaps in what the bureau knows about people in the market for firearms can prove deadly.
  • Nov 10, 2017
A hearing in federal court in Washington on Wednesday could determine whether a 17-year-old who crossed the border illegally can get the procedure.
  • Oct 17, 2017
Despite requests, two-thirds of U.S. counties still haven’t set up a system for wireless alerts.
  • Oct 13, 2017