- SC sues Energy Dept over unfinished nuclear fuel project Updated: Feb-09-16 3:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina has again sued the federal government over an unfinished project to convert nuclear weapons components into reactor fuel, saying in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the administration has acted unconstitutionally in failing to complete the mixed-oxide facility by a Jan. 1 deadline.
- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent Arkansas editorials Updated: Feb-09-16 9:32 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
- Recent state laws on domestic abuse, gun rights Updated: Feb-06-16 8:13 am
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:
- States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands Updated: Feb-06-16 8:12 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.
- Ex-Sen. Lugar says MOX facility vital to nuke agreement Updated: Feb-04-16 3:33 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Finishing a South Carolina plutonium reprocessing project is critical to keeping up the U.S. end of a critical nonproliferation deal with Russia, one of the federal lawmakers instrumental in the agreement said Thursday after touring the facility that's still under construction.
- South Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Feb-03-16 11:06 am
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
- Gov. Haley asks SC prosecutor to sue feds over MOX project Updated: Jan-26-16 6:33 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley on Tuesday moved forward with her threat to sue the U.S. Department of Energy for the agency's failure to meet a Jan. 1 nuclear fuel deadline, asking South Carolina's top prosecutor to pursue litigation and collection of $1 million daily fine.
- SC Gov. Haley holds up survivors of tragedies as role models Updated: Jan-20-16 11:23 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley asked legislators Wednesday to follow the inspirational example of the victims and survivors of last year's tragedies to make South Carolina stronger.
- The Latest: Haley honors guests from SC tragedies in 2015 Updated: Jan-20-16 8:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's sixth State of the State address, delivered Wednesday to the General Assembly:
- The Latest: Haley asks lawmakers to follow survivors' lead Updated: Jan-20-16 7:25 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's State of the State address (all times local):
- With Confederate flag gone, King Day rally shifts focus Updated: Jan-19-16 1:35 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow over them.
- The Latest: Thousands line South LA streets for parade Updated: Jan-19-16 12:19 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on rallies, marches and speeches honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (all times local):
- Top GOP female says judge Gov. Haley on ability, not looks Updated: Jan-14-16 5:22 pm
BALTIMORE - The House's highest-ranking Republican woman said Thursday that South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley should be judged on her abilities, not her looks, dismissing a remark by fellow Republican Rep. Steve King.
- AP Conversation: Bush sees conservatism at stake in '16 Updated: Jan-14-16 7:49 am
CORALVILLE, Iowa - Jeb Bush says he misjudged the intensity of anger among Republican voters before his White House campaign and believes the country in 2016 is "dramatically different" than in past elections. Yet he insists he's still a viable candidate, and one who has broadened his mission to include defending conservativism from GOP front-runner Donald Trump.
- Analysis: Obama in campaign form in final State of the Union Updated: Jan-13-16 4:46 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama opened his State of the Union speech saying he'd keep it short, in what must have seemed music to the ears of some in the chamber antsy to get to Iowa to campaign for president.
- Obama summons Americans to compromise and change Updated: Jan-13-16 3:43 am
WASHINGTON - With Americans soon to begin choosing his successor, President Barack Obama is casting his seven divisive years as a time of positive change, implicitly asking voters to replace him with a Democrat who would continue his hard-won policies on health care, climate change and Iran.
- In GOP response to Obama, SC governor defends immigrants Updated: Jan-13-16 12:37 am
WASHINGTON - Americans should resist "the siren call of the angriest voices" in how the nation treats immigrants, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday as the GOP used its response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to try softening the tough stance embraced by some of its leading presidential candidates.
- The Latest: Obama takes 'one more look at this thing' Updated: Jan-12-16 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The latest on President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address. All times EST:
- Feds recommend SC do away with medical building regulations Updated: Jan-11-16 4:15 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The federal government on Monday recommended South Carolina repeal requirements that health facilities get state permission for many kinds of construction and expansion, backing up something Gov. Nikki Haley has sought for years.