Infighting over veterans' health care has left vets frustrated, lawmakers confused and a key piece of legislation stalemated.
Only five states have laws allowing family, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people showing signs of violence. Florida isn't one of them.
“If the president ... did away with that funding, I have no idea how we’d survive in the winter,” says a Maine diabetic who is on disability after losing part of a foot to infection.
Last summer, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services cut off $213.6 million in federal funds for about 80 institutions developing scientifically valid programs.
He “has fresh cuts on both his arms. Mr. Cruz stated he plans to go out and buy a gun,” the child welfare agency abuse hotline was told in 2016. But he was deemed safe and "stable."
Critics say a proposal to replace the food stamp program with deliveries of food would punish the poor.
Initiatives unfolding this year are aimed at raising the issue of reproductive rights in conservative states that have passed the toughest anti-abortion laws.
In the wake of a deadly high school shooting, Gov. Rick Scott vows to keep guns from the mentally ill, and Broward County's sheriff calls for giving law enforcement more power to detain people who make threats.