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Politics May 18Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday.
Politics May 03Biden to test appeal among black voters in South Carolina
Proving that he can win over black voters would be an essential part of Joe Biden's argument that he is the most electable Democrat in the race.
Politics Apr 26Presidential hopeful Cory Booker offers plan to address environmental inequality
The Democratic presidential candidate says it's time to overhaul environmental policies that unfairly disadvantage minority and impoverished communities.
Politics Apr 22Warren unveils college debt forgiveness plan
The Massachusetts senator says the proposal would eliminate almost all student loan debt for 42 million Americans.
Nation Apr 06Ex-US Sen. Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings of South Carolina dead
Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 97.
Nation Sep 21Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations
New evacuation orders Friday forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.
Politics Jun 26Henry McMaster, backed by Trump, wins South Carolina governor primary
No contest mattered more to President Donald Trump than South Carolina, where McMaster had faced the possibility of losing his seat to self-made Republican millionaire John Warren.
Politics Jun 25Hours before polls open, Trump to stump for South Carolina governor
As he fights for his political life, Gov. Henry McMaster could be getting a big boost on Monday as the two-week sprint to South Carolina's primary runoff comes to an end.
Nation Apr 167 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting
It's the latest violence in a system where 12 inmates were killed by other prisoners last year and 250 prisoners were assaulted so severely in 2016 and 2017 they had to be treated in outside hospitals, according to public records…
Politics Aug 07Here’s how electors pick the president
A look at the ins and outs of the Electoral College and how its role could be even more scrutinized this year.