An online survey by Reuters in 2014 found that nearly one in four Americans want their state to secede. The desire was highest — 34 percent — in the Southwest, which includes Texas.
By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline
An initially playful remark by an upstate New York town official about seceding to Pennsylvania after New York State banned hydraulic fracturing in December has spurred community interest into the possibility.
By Carey Reed
On Saturday, South Sudan officially gained independence with its creation as the world's newest nation. Judy Woodruff discusses the challenges that the young country faces with the Pulitzer Center's Rebecca Hamilton, who has covered Sudan for years. She recently reported…
As residents of southern Sudan vote on a referendum to secede from the north or stay one country, dozens have been killed in new violence. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro checks in with Ray Suarez from the southern capital…
Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from a town that will be near the border if Sudan splits into two countries following its vote on secession. The town, which bears the scars of decades of civil war, has already…
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