A vote in the Senate is expected today on an amendment to the military authorization bill that would prohibit President Trump from engaging in war with Iran, without the approval of Congress.
States can no longer turn to federal courts to resolve claims of partisan gerrymandering. In a 5-4 decision Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court said political redistricting fights are beyond the scope of the federal judiciary.
Virginia’s first five medical marijuana facilities are set to open by the end of the year, but only 600 people have registered for the program so far. Advocates are reporting confusion about how the program works.
It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.