South Dakota Mulls Shutting Down Keystone Pipeline After Oil Leaks

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO - A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska, U.S. on March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom/File Photo

‘So far it’s not going well’

State Lawmaker Posts 'All Lives Splatter' Meme On Facebook

US | Anders Hagstrom
Dodge Challenger Charlottesville Getty Images Win McNamee

‘I think this is a movement we can all support’

Planned Parenthood Gets $6.5 Million Donation To Build New Clinic

US | Grace Carr
Demonstrators hold up placards during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman

‘We are incredibly grateful’

University Of South Dakota Scraps Guidelines That Threatened Punishment For Teasing

Education | Rob Shimshock
Confused or incredulous student (Shutterstock/Katia Fonti)

‘Is not allowed per university policy’

California Adds Four States To Discriminatory Travel Ban Over LGBT Laws

US | Joshua Gill
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) speaks on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. in this July 28, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

“We will not spend taxpayer dollars in states that discriminate”

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI

US | Joshua Gill
WANTED Lyle Steed Jeffs Photo: FBI/Government photo

Eight ‘spiritual wives’ and nearly 60 children

Beef Company Takes ABC To Court Over 2012 'Fake News' Pink Slime Report

US | Thomas Phippen
Ground meat production (Shutterstock/Vipavlenkoff)

‘There is not a more offensive way of describing a food product’

Muslim Man Who Brandished Guns At Christian Conference Charged

US | Jim Simpson
AK-47 (Credit: Shutterstock)

‘Be scared… be f***ing terrified’

State Lawmakers Introduce Trans Bathroom Bill

US | Amber Randall
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘Protecting all of the students’

There's An Epic Lawyer Shortage In Middle America

US | Kevin Daley

The ‘justice gap’ is growing

A Century After Prohibition, The Government Is FUNDING Moonshine

US | Thomas Phippen
Whiskey on the rocks (Photo: Filosofff/Shutterstock)

Almost $3 million in grants went to alcohol producers this year

Enviros Evicting Natives Tribes To Fight Global Warming

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama holds a baby as he poses with children at the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration at the Cannon Ball Powwow Grounds on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, June 13, 2014. Obama on Friday made his first visit to an American Indian reservation since entering the White House on a trip to unveil new measures aimed at boosting education and economic opportunities for indigenous people. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

‘Conservation, biodiversity and global warming are campaigns by the rich against the poor’

Report Finds VA Shoved Thousands Of Patients Onto 'Ghost Panels'

US | Jonah Bennett
Mourning Veteran

‘The use of ghost panels at any Veterans Administration facility to misrepresent the true panel size is disconcerting’

Three Mormon Polygamists Back In Prison For Food Stamp Fraud

US | Thomas Phippen
Polygamist Leaders Arrested For Violating Conditions of Release Photo: Shutterstock

A fourth is still on the lam

There's One Major Problem With The Latest Republican Endorsement Of Clinton

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio June 13, 2016

Former Republican Senator formally endorses Hillary Clinton

New Study Finds Most Financially Stable States Are Red

US | Phillip Stucky
Lots of money (Photo: Shutterstock)

All States At The Top Of Financial Responsibility List Run By Republicans

Feds Get Native American Tribes To Fight Each Other In The Name Of Global Warming

Energy | Andrew Follett
President Barack Obama holds a baby at the Cannon Ball Flag Day Celebration at the Cannon Ball Powwow Grounds on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, June 13, 2014. (LARRY DOWNING / Reuters)

‘For the Crow people, there are no jobs that compare to a coal job.’

States Fight Back Against EPA's 'Coercive Federalism'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question after delivering a statement on the economy in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

19 states have stopped working on EPA’s global warming rule

South Dakota's GOP Governor Vetoes Transgender Bathroom Bill

Education | Blake Neff
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

Breaks with Republicans, sides with LGBT activists

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Transgender Bathroom Bill

Education | Alex Pfeiffer
Transgender Bathrooms (Photos: Stock Images)

Passed the Republican legislature 20 to 15