Public support for Obama's health-care reform law jumped seven percentage points from late March to late April, a Christian Science Monitor/TIPP poll finds. It shows Americans now split down the middle on Obamacare.
Arizona's new law to battle 'revenge porn' is among the toughest in the US, making it a felony to post on the Web images of someone who is nude, without consent. Similar bills are moving in other states.
GOP lawmakers in Missouri on Wednesday are set to resume a hearing on a resolution to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. It's a long-shot effort, but it amplifies their beef with the governor over an executive order dealing with gay marriage.
A confrontational Cliven Bundy doubles down on his point that blacks are hurt by government subsidies. He justifies, too, why he hasn't paid federal grazing fees for 20 years, even if that makes him a 'welfare queen.' How a story about a rogue rancher became an exploration of racial privilege.
Citing high fix-it costs, Oregon is moving to drop its own underperforming website and to adopt the federal HealthCare.gov for enrolling residents in health insurance under Obamacare. Might other states do the same?
The Nevada rancher who took on the BLM now posits that 'the Negro' may be better off as slaves. The link between racially offensive views and a certain strain of far-right politics seen at the Cliven Bundy ranch is well established, analysts say.
The IRS gave $1,000 bonuses to some 1,100 of its own workers with known tax-compliance problems, a US Treasury report finds. On top of an ongoing scandal over tax treatment of tea party groups, the report is a damaging blow to public confidence.