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MAP: See the states where marijuana is legal

Voters in Ohio voted to legalize marijuana in November's election. See where marijuana is legal around the country.

Does your state have abortion restrictions? See our breakdown of each state's rules

NBC News is tracking the status of state-level abortion laws and restrictions across the country, as well as exceptions in places where bans are in effect.
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Map: 29 million Americans live under new voter ID laws put in place since 2020

1 in 9 voting-age adults live in states with new identification laws.
A U.S. map showing in which states voters will be asked to present an ID, and whether the state’'s law was enacted after the 2020 election. The majority of states that ask to see an ID when voting in person allow for alternatives if a voter does not have an ID.
A U.S. map showing in which states voters will be asked to present an ID, and whether the state’'s law was enacted after the 2020 election. The majority of states that ask to see an ID when voting in person allow for alternatives if a voter does not have an ID.

Graphic: Tracking Biden’s topics at the State of the Union

NBC News indexed what the president talked about and for how long during the address.
Photo Illustration of Joe Biden and floating words of news-related trends: "abortion, Gaza, immigration, health care, economy, Ukraine"
Photo Illustration of Joe Biden and floating words of news-related trends: "abortion, Gaza, immigration, health care, economy, Ukraine"

Can you tell which piece of audio was made by AI?

Advanced AI can now mimic any human. Take our quiz and see whether you can tell the difference.
Illustration of sound waves coming from a person and a robot
Illustration of sound waves coming from a person and a robot

Map: See which states have introduced or passed anti-DEI bills

Republican lawmakers have introduced hundreds of bills this session to quell diversity and inclusion programs at colleges, industries and the government.

Map: Where the pills for medication abortions are legal

The Supreme Court will hear a case that could upend the distribution of the abortion pill mifepristone.
A map of the U.S. with each state color-coded according to whether medication abortion can be provided by a clinician, or only a doctor, or is banned.
A map of the U.S. with each state color-coded according to whether medication abortion can be provided by a clinician, or only a doctor, or is banned.

Map: See how the largest Texas wildfire compares to where you live

What does the fire perimeter look like when overlaid on your town?

How the Israel-Hamas conflict has spread beyond the Mideast

Four months into the war, fighting has spread from Gaza to Pakistan.

Presidential approval tracker: How popular is Joe Biden?

Compare Biden’s approval rating with that of Trump, Obama, Bush and Clinton. Updated regularly.
Illustration of President Joe Biden with approval rating line graphs of previous presidents.
Illustration of President Joe Biden with approval rating line graphs of previous presidents.

‘This is not a Lahaina problem’: Once unthinkable, frequent fires are Hawaii’s new normal.

Hawaii is seeing bigger, hotter and more frequent fires than ever before. The state is struggling to catch up.
Photo illustration of a grid showing a fire mapping computer program, the Lahaina wildfire burning in 2023, and a white board with notes.
Photo illustration of a grid showing a fire mapping computer program, the Lahaina wildfire burning in 2023, and a white board with notes.
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