SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued parents and overscheduled kids….
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, and the law he invoked creates an opening for them to turn him down, officials said Friday….
The Trump administration doesn’t need Congress to pass a law or make a sweeping regulation to overhaul the US immigration system — it’s already doing it through a series of small moves that add up to dramatic change.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that would make it the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide….
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay….
After White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the White House is “not probing whether Jared Kushner violated the law,” questions remain about what exactly the White House Counsel’s Office is looking into, with respect to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.
When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as "the outcry of a very challenged young man," the remark caused an outcry of its own….
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor signed the nation's most restrictive abortion law Monday – and was slapped with a lawsuit less than an hour later….
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is looking to shore up its law that requires certain people to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities to address gaps that were exposed after disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar admitted to sexually assaulting female athletes….