It's unclear when people would start to receive the expanded benefits and some states are concerned about how they'll foot their 25 percent contribution.
The reason why Washington, D.C. isn't a state can be traced back to the American Revolution before Congress had a permanent home.
For every 10 Americans who successfully filed unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic, at least three or four more have been unable to register due to rampant state-by-state technological problems.
University officials announced plans to launch a new degree program in fall 2020 that would offer students training geared toward the state's flourishing cannabis industry.
Nearly a dozen conservative states have passed laws restricting abortion access in 2019.
"Given the potential for abortion to become a tool of eugenic manipulation, the Court will soon need to confront the constitutionality of laws like Indiana's," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in his opinion.
"This is not a drill. This is not a warning. This is a real public health crisis," Leana Wen, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement.
"Lawmakers need to listen to all of those grass-roots activists out in the streets yesterday, because they will most certainly be voting come November," said Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women.
Illinois Republicans proposed the legislation, which is likely to incite ongoing infighting between urban and rural populations rather than create a 51st state.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to resign early came weeks after Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ended his own decades-long reign, but many other leaders seem set to stay.
To denounce the severe abortion ban, Georgia state Sen. Jen Jordan drew on her own personal experiences to explain the importance of a woman's right to privacy.
Health officials in New York state have launched an "aggressive, multipronged" attack against the disease.
Federal policy is a logical place to start, but state policymakers are missing a key opportunity if they don't join this national conversation.
We've identified brain signals that can differentiate between conscious and unconscious patients after brain injury.
"Compassionate treatment at the border is not the same as open borders," Stacey Abrams said in her response to Trump's State of the Union address.
The move comes as Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed's Syrian Democratic Council enters tough negotiations with the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government in hopes of finding peace.
"In New York, we have zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind, especially in our schools, and we stand with those who are calling for clarity on this troubling incident."
The website promotes itself as a haven for free speech and frequently features hateful and anti-Semitic content.
News commentators have previously drawn backlash after praising Trump for adopting a measured tone.
Congressional representative Gabbard announced her bid for the presidency Friday.
New York State Senator Kevin Parker responded to a seemingly minor Twitter complaint about him blocking a bike lane by telling the woman to kill herself.
The teacher had taught at the school for nine years but refused to sign a contract prohibiting her from boycotting Israel.
Curry has faced criticism for claiming in a podcast the moon landings were faked.
A seemingly innocuous email exchange about a holiday gift potluck went awry after it was mistakenly sent sent to more than 25,000 Utah state employees.