The 4.3 magnitude earthquake, with aftershocks, that struck Oklahoma is small, compared with Tuesday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the Iran-Pakistan border. The Red Cross expects no injuries in Oklahoma.
The rejection by several Republican-led states of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to provide health care access to millions of America’s poor isn’t just partisan politics; it’s immoral. It’s not too late to press state leaders to put people ahead of partisanship.
Georgia city requires gun ownership: While lawmakers in generally more liberal states with large urban centers like New York and California have moved to tighten gun control laws in the wake of the massacre, more conservative, rural areas in the American heartland have been going in the opposite direction, arguing that guns keep people safer.