The murder of State Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others by an avowed white supremacist has led to a new push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds.
The state Assembly has passed a bill that would make it much harder for people to opt out of vaccinating children. It faces one more vote in the Senate before the measure goes to the governor's desk.
Univision is severing its relationship with Donald Trump following Trump's comments during his presidential announcement speech that immigrants from Mexico were "rapists," among other things.
Thursday's court ruling upheld subsidies nationwide under the Affordable Care Act. And unlike the court's previous Obamacare ruling, the majority was unified and the tone was broad.
The measure, proposed by Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, would authorize the removal of that state's flag on the House side of the Capitol complex.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Tom Price, who has led efforts to undo the Affordable Care Act. Price, a doctor, has introduced alternatives that he says would cover more people.
Spanish-language television network Univision has cancelled its plans to broadcast Miss USA and Miss Universe after Trump — who owns the pageants — made harsh comments about Mexican immigrants.
Kansas voters who put conservatives in charge are shaking their heads in disbelief. Lawmakers recently passed one of the largest tax hikes in state history rather than cutting spending.
The VA has seen an increase in demand for health care services all while facing a $2.6 billion budget shortfall. Officials told members of Congress Thursday it needs help in closing the budget gap.
President Obama's signature health care law survived another challenge in the Supreme Court Thursday. NPR reports on the practical and political consequences, as Obama's agenda twists and turns its way forward.
WNYC's Matt Katz reports that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting in the presidential race Tuesday. He would be the 14th Republican to launch a bid for the White House.
A final House vote marked a stunning victory for the president by clearing his path to completing the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal involving the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations.
In an interview with Morning Edition host David Greene, Sanders discussed foreign policy, racial tension and his 2016 chances.
The president said that after setbacks and successes, health care in America has been affirmed as "not a privilege for few, but a right for all."
"This decision turns both the rule of law and common sense on its head," said Sen. Rand Paul after the Supreme Court upheld subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
Many a great-granddaddy buried in rebel gray has been rolling over in his grave for some years now.
The Senate has passed fast-track trade authority — completing congressional action. The only thing left to vote on is a measure providing federal aid to workers affected by international trade.
Renee Montagne talks to Robert Spitzer, author of The Politics of Gun Control, about Democrats Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley calling for tighter gun regulations after the Charleston shootings.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is the latest Republican to seek the GOP's presidential nomination. Jindal is seen as both a fiscal and social conservative.
It's tough to predict how the court will rule, but there are three main possibilities