Fellow Republicans – including the lieutenant governor, the House speaker, and most lawmakers – have called for his resignation. He'll speak later Thursday.
For GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the takeaway is that the president and the Democrats are poised to move without them.
A surge in marijuana farming this year may be due to unemployment as well as growing demand for the drug.
Nearly 40 million Americans were living in poverty last year. The Census Bureau reports a significant rise among children.
In 1965, CEOs of major US firms made 24 times an average worker’s pay. By 2004, that ratio was 431 times.