Southern states have the highest rates of new HIV and AIDS diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease, and the most people dying from it. But some Southern states are using innovative approaches to improve the situation.
Lesbian couples in Indiana and Arkansas that have used artificial insemination say they should be treated like heterosexual couples on birth certificates, with both the biological mother and her spouse listed as parents.
Three takeaways from Charleston, South Carolina and Carmel, Indiana Mayors Joseph Riley and Jim Brainard on how to better withstand natural disasters through sound policy, smart investments, and the use of nature-based solutions.
Some prisons are rolling out new restrictions on inmates in an attempt to stem the flow of drugs. But critics say the policies may not be effective and unfairly target inmates and visitors while ignoring prison staff, who might also be to blame.