A recent victory by public school teachers and staff in the Mountain State is inspiring educators elsewhere to take action for better pay and working conditions.
Where adults have failed repeatedly, and many have simply given up, the youth are now leading the charge.
Lissa Lucas is running for the West Virginia Statehouse, and her campaign gets a boost after she calls out lawmakers backing a fracking bill.
Philip Alston, the U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, shares dark conclusions from a fact-finding tour of some of the poorest parts of America.
The United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet 47 million Americans are living in poverty. The Democratic presidential candidate spoke about the issue in West Virginia on May 5.
"Regardless of what the mainstream media would like you to believe, these victories matter."
A new poll measures contentment around the country and the world.
If there were going to be any big upsets as the results of the 2014 midterm elections started coming in Tuesday, the race for Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's Senate seat wasn't one of them.
By refusing to hear appeals from lower courts Monday, the Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in five states, plus six more that hadn't even filed suit.
More than a month after a chemical spill poisoned West Virginians' drinking water, officials still know virtually nothing about the toxicity of the contaminant MCHM or its effect on humans.