The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.
Delays, discrepancies and abrupt leaps in coronavirus case and death counts in Texas have baffled residents and frustrated local officials. Here is what has gone awry.
President Trump has leveled scathing law-and-order attacks on Joseph Biden for weeks. But a new poll shows Mr. Biden ahead in three states Mr. Trump hopes to pick up, and maintaining a lead in Wisconsin.
Local officials are slashing funding for everything from education and health care to orchestra subsidies.
The rules are complicated and vary by state, so accountants are advising taxpayers to keep track of how many days they spend working in each state.
Some states and school districts provide detailed data on school outbreaks. Others choose to keep such information under wraps.
Those with budgets that rely heavily on tourism, sales taxes or direct state assistance will face particular distress.
Providing more aid to struggling governments has become one of the biggest issues tangling up the debate over another pandemic rescue package.
Missouri is the latest state where ballot initiatives took the issue directly to voters, bypassing Republican leaders.
When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.
President Trump downplayed the legacy of John Lewis in an interview. In St. Louis, Cori Bush, a progressive activist, will try again to unseat William Lacy Clay, a 20-year incumbent.
States like Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin are riding a frustrating seesaw during the pandemic, with new coronavirus cases rising again after apparent progress.