Saying it's the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
SC Congressman Trey Gowdy spent 2 years, $7 million to come up with the last word on what happened in Libya in September 2012, when four Americans were killed. His committee found nothing to back ‘Clinton lied, people died’ charge. So critics conclude that Gowdy must be corrupt.
Leaders of the S.C. House and Senate updated the S.C. Supreme Court Wednesday on the steps that lawmakers took this year to improve the state’s ailing K-12 public schools. But the update was short on “offering meaningful remedies,”an attorney representing school districts that sued the state says.
The last Confederate flag to fly on the S.C. State House grounds remains in a state of limbo. Members of the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission Wednesday acknowledged lawmakers didn’t act this year on a proposal to expand the museum and display the flag. Lawmakers also sustained Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of a proposal to study moving the flag to Charleston.
State ethics watchdogs will move forward with a complaint against S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis alleging he violated ethics laws by helping a long-time friend and business associate get a job representing the state in a lawsuit.
Democrats tied a Republican investigation into the fatal attack in Benghazi, Libya, to presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday, working to taint the inquiry as a partisan smear of their own candidate, Hillary Clinton.
This Fourth of July is the 240th anniversary of the colonists declaring their independence from Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence. Set against perhaps one of the most raucous political climates in American history, what does this anniversary – and the Declaration of Independence itself – mean to Americans?
Both sides claimed victory late Thursday after a state judge released his order in a historic dispute that pits the S.C. Department of Revenue against Richland County over the spending of millions of taxpayer dollars raised by the county’s transportation penny sales tax.
Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group.
Traffic deaths surged last year as drivers racked up more miles behind the wheel than ever before, a result of an improved economy and lower gas prices, according to preliminary government data released Friday.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her impromptu meeting with Bill Clinton "cast a shadow" on public perception of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email. She hastened to add that she would follow the recommendations of career prosecutors on whether to file criminal charges against the former secretary of state.
A driver with a history of speeding who was so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.