Vermont is among the states slower to spend its emergency funding from Congress to target the opioid epidemic, largely due to its expanded Medicaid, the health insurance program for poor, childless adults.
Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is urging college students at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
A nearly $1.9 million federal grant is going to help New Hampshire elementary school-based dental programs and provide education on fluoridation and better monitoring of women's dental health during pregnancy.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says she has ordered an end to a police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including those that would disclose if they had been sexually assaulted.
Donald Trump Jr. and former Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle plan an 8-stop bus tour through Montana this weekend to campaign on behalf of Republican US Senate candidate Matt Rosendale and Republican US Representative Greg Gianforte.
Several musicians were in attendance as President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act on October 11, 2018. The law ensures artists who released records before 1972 are paid royalties from digital services.