On Friday, government lawyers will ask the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to allow the president's executive action on immigration to move forward while a legal challenge filed by 26 states works its way through the courts.
9 out of 10 former Atlanta public school educators were sentenced to jail time Tuesday in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on the state's standardized tests, a state investigation shows as far back as 2005.
The swift action taken against a white police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man in South Carolina speaks to the compelling nature of the video, but also to how much has changed since Ferguson.
If accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is convicted, as expected, the jury will hear arguments over whether he should be sentenced to death or life in prison. The case of Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo may be instructive.