There was a plan to save Cairo, Ill., from flooding. But when the rains came, so did hesitance.
Labor's clout is being put to a critical test in Tuesday's referendum over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces.
State and local governments stand to gain up to $13 billion annually by collecting taxes from remote sellers; some Republican governors and lawmakers propose to give it away in the form of tax cuts.
In the United States—the richest country in human history—the 140 million people who live on or below the poverty line are screaming for justice.
In the fifth week of the movement, police took the photojournalist into custody during a livestream of a protest for jobs and living wages.
According to testimony from the woman to a state House investigatory committee, Gov. Eric Greitens initiated a physically aggressive and unwanted sexual encounter and took a partly nude photo of her.
A system stretching from Texas to the Canadian Maritime Provinces prompted several emergency declarations even before the dangerous storms arrived.
A year after President Trump won the state's 97th district, a state House seat goes to Mike Revis, who beat his GOP rival by three percentage points.
The Missouri solicitor general rules that women need not undergo a mandatory ultrasound before having an abortion, following a lawsuit claiming the procedure violates one woman's personal religious beliefs.