A Kansas teen, Emma Sullivan, is now the center of a free speech debate after tweeting a criticism of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.
Some say Missouri's new 'Facebook Law' blocks useful student-teacher communication. Others call it a new gloss on an old rule: Teachers shouldn't be too chummy with students.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer this week signed legislation outlawing abortions performed on the basis of race or gender. Kansas and Ohio are among other states considering abortion restrictions.
IHOP, the International House of Pancakes, is suing IHOP, the International House of Prayer, for trademark infringement.