The Oregon Legislature, having convened for the 2019 session, will now aim to improve the state's lagging public schools, address climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and promote access to health care.
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is calling for bipartisanship in his first State of the State speech, urging Republicans who control the Legislature to take up the biggest issues facing the state.
National Grid has begun the painstaking process of going door-to-door to restore natural gas service to about 7,000 Rhode Island customers who were without heat on a day when temperatures weren't expected to rise above freezing.
It may be the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass: Two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders want a court-ordered do-over of the NFC championship game that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl.
US stocks are closing lower as investors worry about global economic growth after the International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for the year, and China's government said growth in 2018 was the weakest it's been in almost three decades.
When South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives his annual State of the State address to lawmakers, he'll be laying out a vision for the coming year in a state where his office notably holds little unilateral power.