On Thursday, the high court agreed to hear the case to examine whether a job applicant must give explicit notice to a would-be employer of any potential request for a religious accommodation – such as wearing a Muslim headscarf at work.
The court will take up the matter of 'disparate bias' in a case that alleges that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs excluded minorities from Dallas suburbs by concentrating its affordable housing in low-income neighborhoods.
Supreme Court agrees to take up Florida ban on judicial candidates asking for contributions – a rule that aims to protect the integrity of the courts. Lower courts are split on whether such a ban violates free speech rights.
US District Judge Ronald White said the IRS lacked the authority to enact a regulation that allows the federal government to provide tax credits to qualified health care policyholders through health care exchanges.
Following high-profile officer-related shootings in South Carolina and Missouri, critics are pushing for more transparency into how, when, and why police officers use deadly force against unarmed Americans.
The 1,000-officer manhunt for Eric Frein, suspected of killing a state trooper, turned up empty at an abandoned inn. Police say his movements, just out of reach of authorities, look like a reenactment game that’s morphed into real life.
Jackson’s attempt to join the protesters Thursday night – a number of whom who were calling for his resignation – backfired. At least one person was arrested after a scuffle started just yards behind the marching police chief, and several others were taken into custody.
Video shows a South Carolina trooper shooting an unarmed motorist, as he reaches into his car to retrieve a driver's license. The kinds of police shootings historically seen in big cities also seem to be happening more in small town America.
Disturbing video of Brooklyn woman, five months pregnant, in a scuffle with police sets off another community relations crisis for the NYPD, which is battling controversy over street tactics in the outer boroughs.