Despite opposition from the major sports leagues and the administration, the Supreme Court strikes down a law barring betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.
Legislators from both parties point the finger at distributors who missed signs of suspicious activity that resulted in millions of prescription pills being shipped to West Virginia, a state ravaged by opioid deaths.
With the midterm elections approaching, the Department of Homeland Security says it has completed on-site risk assessments of election systems in just nine of 17 states.
The state's educators win a 20-percent pay raise by 2020 after a walkout that was part of a bubbling national uprising over low pay and school funding.
The walkouts are the climax of an uprising that began weeks ago with a grass-roots movement that spread from West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky.
The teacher strikes, rallies and walkouts in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky and elsewhere are a stunning reminder that socioeconomic class has always mattered in our public and private lives.
Donald Trump's opponents are deeply motivated to put a check on his presidency.
The red state insurrections are a reminder that can get lost in debates about school reform: You can't run a decent education system on the cheap.
Their strikes in Oklahoma and Kentucky are part of a national revolution that has been growing for months, arcing from one Republican-dominated state to another.
Midterm election candidates are caught between placating constituents who are angry over education cuts and pleasing small-government, low-tax conservatives.