KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man who will become the South’s first black Republican senator since Reconstruction said Monday his ascension in politics showed the evolution of his state and the nation.
MIAMI (AP) — Schools around the country are reviewing security plans and in some cases adding extra law enforcement patrols to prepare for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A leading conservative who’s resigning from the Senate is predicting that President Barack Obama will win the battle over raising taxes.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a tea party favorite who has bucked party leaders to back challenges to centrist veterans he didn’t view as conservative enough, is resigning to lead a conservative think tank.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal judges are questioning whether South Carolina can wait until 2014 to put its new voter ID law into effect. A three-judge panel raised the question Monday as an attorney for South […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorneys planned to wrap up testimony Friday in the federal trial over whether South Carolina‘s voter ID law discriminates against minority voters. The Obama administration rejected the law requiring voters show specific […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A tough Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls discriminates against low-income blacks and Hispanics, a federal court ruled Thursday, wiping out for the November election a […]
(AP) – The tea party didn’t get its man in Mitt Romney. But it got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ticket’s No. 2 slot. Romney’s decision to make Wisconsin Rep. Paul […]
(AP) – A judge has set a $525,000 bond for a man who authorities say poured bleach into the water tanks used for kidney dialysis machines as revenge against his employer. A spokesman for Fresenius […]