More and more, America's mayors are taking aim at broad societal problems. The US Conference of Mayors will convene on Sunday in Indianapolis.
The Supreme Court has ruled that evidence found in 'illegal' stops and searches can be used in court in some cases, a controversial decision that's raised concerns about redefining the Fourth Amendment.
Mississippi has closed an investigation into the 1964 murders of three civil rights volunteers by a group of KKK members, after failing to find sufficient admissible evidence to support charges against any surviving suspects.
That is the hope as two Congressional adversaries come together to sponsor a bill on marijuana research.
'Groundhog Day' is becoming an increasingly popular way to bemoan Washington's fruitless repetition. 'Groundhog Day' is becoming an increasingly popular way to bemoan Washington's fruitless repetition.
Votes on four different gun control bills all fell along party lines, and short of the 60 needed to progress, with Democrats calling GOP proposals too weak, and Republicans calling Democratic proposals too restrictive.
In the majority opinion of the US Supreme Court, evidence collected during illegal search and seizure is admissible. Critics say the ruling goes too far in expanding the powers of police.
The high court declined to hear an appeal on New York and Connecticut's assault-weapons bans just before Congress is set to debate gun control reforms.
By firing Corey Lewandowski, Trump may be trying to reset his campaign and to placate a concerned Republican establishment. But it's largely Trump, not his staff, who's responsible for the state of his campaign.
Normally, the two major parties engage in presidential campaign tactics that largely mirror each other in things like staffing and ad spending. This time academics get to observe something very different.
Four gun control measures are expected to fail today, as the US Senate is expected to vote along party lines.
Vigils, church services, and makeshift memorials around Orlando honored the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern US history.