They’ve allowed concealed-carry weapons in national parks, considered easing gun restrictions in the District of Columbia, and turned back a campaign pledge on gun-record transparency.
She hasn't ruled on hot-button issues, which puts her in a middle position - for now, anyway.
Experts gathered to debate US policy toward Iran, and then let the audience decide.
A crop of legal cases across the US raise concerns over the use of electric stun guns in routine police stops.
Legal challenges ensue in federal court, and plans are afoot for a 2010 ballot measure to undo Proposition 8.
Consensus is rising in the international community: Enough cajoling, it's time to get tough.
Obama's high-court pick is no 'stealth candidate.' She has made some 450 judicial decisions. What's more, she has not been shy about expressing her opinions publicly.
The court says the measure only takes away the term 'marriage' – not a gay couple's legal rights. The ruling also preserves 18,000 marriages that took place before the ban.
As states like California grapple over gay marriage, New England has found that it can be a small fillip to the economy.
When they're not making orbital history, the full complement of six crew members may have to line up for the shower.
The Constellation program is gearing up as the shuttle winds down. But other shuttle replacements have been scuttled before.
Washington’s response to the rogue nation’s nuclear test Monday is complicated by Pyongyang’s custody of two American journalists.
Voters approved Proposition 8 last year, which made gay marriages illegal. The court decides Tuesday if the measure was unconstitutional.
In nominating Sonia Sotomayor, the president cited both her judicial experience and her compelling personal story.
Families can now witness the return to the US of the remains of service members killed in action, according to a six-week-old rule. For many, it is an important rite.
Backers say the agreement with the United Arab Emirates is a model for other countries in the region. But critics worry about the UAE's ties with Iran.