The legislation, which now goes to the California Assembly, is the latest outcome of the debate between public health officials in favor of vaccinations and those who oppose inoculating their children.
The governor of Nebraska announced the purchase of more death penalty drugs, one day before the state legislature debates abolishing the death sentence. No one has been executed in Nebraska since 1997.
The House this week approved the USA Freedom Act, which would limit – although not eliminate – National Security Agency access to private phone records under the controversial Patriot Act. But the Senate may not agree.
Some companies go overseas to find cheap labor. Other companies find cheap labor in the US and they exploit it. It's tough for lawmakers to resolve the anxieties of globalization.
Musician John Legend says racism is 'killing our kids.' Why is racism becoming a prominent topic of conversation?
Tuesday’s Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has put a spotlight on the debate about railway and funding safety issues in the United States.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is reportedly planning to announce his candidacy for president, could serve as a foil for Hillary Clinton, helping to better define her campaign.