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The fastest growing cities are in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina. Columbus, Ohio, is the only Midwestern city in the top 15 fastest-growing populations.
As #StoptheBans protests supporting reproductive health took place across the country, West Hollywood officials voted to condemn anti-abortion legislation in states like Alabama and Georgia.
State officials view the book as being potentially "detrimental to the safe, secure and orderly operation" of prison facilities. The book looks at how the criminal justice system affects black men.
The prominent attorney has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.
The Kenyan writer died on Tuesday. Here is his famously sharp-edged essay.
Lawmakers are discussing several measures to solve the problem of unexpected medical bills, which can wreak havoc in consumers' lives. Here's our guide to the current roster of proposed legislation.
The goal is to raise money to fight child poverty by selling red foam noses and staging celebrity events. But some critics are raising questions about the campaign.
Taro Kono said he plans to ask overseas news outlets to write Japanese names with the family name first, as is the custom in Japan. But some wonder why the suggestion is coming now.
The Treasury secretary has refused to comply with a House subpoena from a committee chairman requesting the agency turn over Trump's tax returns.
The education of about a half-million children in the L.A. Unified School District relies on a huge bureaucracy. Since coming on board as LAUSD's superintendent last year, Austin Beutner has been looking for ways to re-imagine that bureaucracy.
Saying he will not tolerate rioting, Widodo adds, "The military and the police will carry out stern actions in accordance with the law."
The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.
Gifted writers Dan Abrams and David Fisher, who previously brought us Lincoln's Last Trial, are clearly fascinated by how Teddy Roosevelt's court case played out — bringing an enthusiasm to readers.
Hill, who testified against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Senate confirmation hearings, accepted a PEN America Courage Award on Tuesday. She spoke to NPR about Joe Biden and the #MeToo movement.
The state senate voted along party lines to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would give the state's six electoral votes to the winner of the presidential popular vote.
Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, leader of a far-right party and Europe's rising populist star, counts President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon as one of his biggest fans.
Bucking a national trend toward more restrictions on abortion, the Nevada law relaxes certain abortion requirements. Every Republican voted against the measure.
The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike.
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After Three Handwritten Wills Were Discovered in Aretha Franklin’s Home, We Hear Your Will and Estate Planning Horror Stories| May 22 2019, 10:44 AM
The process of determining what members of Aretha Franklin’s family will inherit, and who will inherit those things, just got a whole lot more complex.
Housing and homelessness have arguably become the biggest problem facing California. And many legislative proposals have been introduced to tackle both issues.
A pair of bills designed to drastically reduce plastic waste in California passed the Senate and Assembly appropriations committees on Thursday.
Last week, New York Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the California-based parents of a 21-year-old killed in a skiing accident could use their late son’s frozen sperm for procreation.
This morning, President Trump said at a news conference at the Rose Garden that he won’t work with Congressional Democrats on an infrastructure bill unless they stop investigating him.