In the abstract, this near-mythic figure represents bravery, hard work and manliness.
SNAP and its precursors have weathered plenty of efforts to shrink the safety net. Its decades of bipartisan support make it likely to survive this one.
Why are people from some states so much healthier than others? Despite what you may hear, it's not just about genetics or poor choices.
West Virginia favored Trump by more than 2:1 in the 2016 election, but Trump's policies would particularly hurt the state. Its residents depend heavily on Medicaid to treat opioid addiction.
The founder of the West Virginia Dialect Project hopes to debunk some of the myths about the way Appalachian people speak and instill pride in a rich, oft-maligned culture.
Coal miners are often romanticized in our society and held up as examples of hard-working Americans who deserve our respect. In reality, many retired miners could get the shaft this Friday.
Sanders' latest win -- this time in West Virginia -- is a reminder that Clinton is far from a strong candidate. She will have to fight to win in the general election against Trump.