The Arkansas religious freedom bill is similar to the embattled Indiana law and, in some respects, affords even less protection against discrimination. Wal-Mart doesn't want to face the backlash, and neither does the new GOP governor.
A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked federal rules that would have provided Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefits to same-sex couples in Texas. But the Supreme Court will make the final decision.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said 'longstanding concerns' about Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control tactics warranted additional training and oversight ahead of a formal investigation into the violent arrest of Martese Johnson.
Five months after Rolling Stone magazine published a controversial story about the alleged gang rape of a female student at the University of Virginia, the police department in Charlottesville, Va., announced it was unable to corroborate the student's story.