The California Assembly approved a ban on tobacco products, including smokeless ones, on public university and community college campuses.
As new research reveals the ability of face-to-face conversations to reduce prejudice against transgender people, a trans girl is seeking to bring the conversation to the front door of one of the world's most outspokenly anti-transgender churches.
Both houses of Tennessee's legislature have passed a bill designating the Bible as the official book of the Volunteer State, over objections that the bill is unconstitutional.
California legislators and labor unions struck a tentative deal on Saturday to implement a statewide $15 an hour minimum wage, a central plank in the Vermont senator's platform.
Many US states set marriage age limits set at 16 to 18 years old but allow exemptions with parental and/or judicial consent or pregnancy. Child advocacy groups hope to end these exemptions.
A photo of Marco Rubio enthusiastically shaking hands with President Obama has raised red flags and allegations of photo-doctoring.