State governments

With Trump’s help, NJ’s Van Drew courts former foes

President Donald Trump is expected to draw a crowd — and headlines — Tuesday when he comes to the New Jersey shore to reward newly minted Republican ...
14:21 25 January 2022

Bloomberg, Northam push back on gun law ‘misinformation’

RICHMOND, Va. — Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg voiced strong support Tuesday for enacting new gun regulations in Virginia a few mon...
19:03 7 January 2022

India clamps down on marches, internet after deadly protests

NEW DELHI — A group of protesters in New Delhi was beaten and shoved into buses by police on Friday as they attempted to demonstrate against a new cit...
12:54 27 December 2022

Among public, a great divide at moment of Trump impeachment

We interrupt the holiday spirit to bring you the impeachment of a president.
2:35 19 December 2021

Across India, opposition building against citizenship law

NEW DELHI — Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India's capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators h...
10:07 16 December 2021

Report: Many states in good shape to weather a recession

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After a couple years of robust tax collections, states across the U.S. are better prepared than ever to weather a potential rece...
23:32 2 December 2021

Death toll put at 20 for Mexico cartel attack near US border

MEXICO CITY — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas bo...
1:04 2 December 2021

Thousands of teachers pack Indiana Statehouse for protest

INDIANAPOLIS — Several thousand teachers wearing red surrounded the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday calling for better pay and more respect from the Rep...
18:32 19 November 2021

Lobbying by sitting Illinois lawmakers under scrutiny

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A federal bribery charge against an Illinois state legislator has led to questions about whether lawmakers should be allowed to lo...
16:27 11 November 2021

Democrats promise swift action after win in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Democrats are promising swift action on a host of liberal policy proposals now that they've taken control of the statehouse f...
5:38 6 November 2021

Dems flip Virginia; Kentucky governor race too close to call

Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades on Tuesday while the race for governor in deeply R...
4:38 6 November 2021