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The United States has some of the highest levels of income and wealth inequality in the world. U.S. Federal Reserve data shows that the wealthiest 10% of Americans control $93.8 trillion, more than double the $40.3 trillion in the hands of the remaining 90% of Americans. The income and wealth divide only appears to be […]

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As officials in nearby Illinois prepare to shutter the state's two remaining immigration detention centers, Clay County in Indiana is moving forward on a proposal that could more than double the capacity of the jail — paid for in large part by taking in more ICE detainees, local elected officials said.

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In the wake of a Southlake, Texas, district administrator telling teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust they should also include books with "opposing" views of the Holocaust, one teacher tells CNN's Ed Lavandera that educators are in fear of their livelihood if they speak out …

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CNN's Legal Analyst Joan Biskupic sat down with one of the Supreme Court's justices, Stephen Breyer, to talk about transparency in the high courts. The justices have long referred to their private sessions, in which only the nine are present, as "the conference."

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A gunman fired on constable's deputies who were trying to detain someone else outside a Houston bar, ultimately killing one deputy and injuring two others, a constable said. Police say they're looking for the shooter. One person was taken into custody, though investigators didn't immediately…

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Michael Smerconish asks if Democrats should worry less about Trump stealing the 2024 election and more about him actually winning. Biden's approval ratings have ebbed as his presidency faces many big issues including the Delta variant, roadblocks to his congressional agenda, the chaotic with…

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A school district superintendent in North Texas apologized after one of the district's administrators told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classroom libraries, then they should also include books that have "opposing" views of the Holocaust. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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SPRINGFIELD – Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly released a proposed set of new congressional district maps Friday, just days before lawmakers return to the Statehouse for the start of their fall veto session, which begins Oct. 19.

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The latest surge of government aid to expand broadband access in Iowa is much needed, industry experts say, but the goal of universal coverage by 2025 remains formidable with the most challenging underserved or unserved areas of the state yet to enjoy high-speed internet connections.

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DES MOINES -- The expert panel charged with forecasting Iowa’s state revenues painted a rosy picture of the state’s budget and future financial health.

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(The Center Square) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, called for income tax cuts Friday in response to the Iowa Revenue Estimating Conference’s estimates that net receipts will increase 1.5% in 2022 and 2023.

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(The Center Square) – With Friday beginning open enrollment for those qualifying for Medicare, a new report by MedicareGuide.com found that one in four senior citizens have $500 or less in savings for a medical emergency.