The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about an EPA rule that aims to curb cross-border air pollution. A lower court struck down the rule, saying the EPA exceeded its authority.
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The Obamacare law requires for-profit companies to offer 20 birth-control options to employees under corporate health plans. Four of those 20 violate the religious beliefs of two company owners whose cases the US Supreme Court has now agreed to hear.
Sandy Hook report, released Monday, concludes that shooter Adam Lanza 'had a fascination with mass shootings and firearms,' but displayed no 'aggressive or threatening tendencies.'
The new charges against four school officials, including the superintendent, in the Steubenville rape case include obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence.
Growing reports of the 'knockout game' are forcing police to take a closer look at racial motivations while also being careful to not spark copycat attacks.
The harassment of an African-American student at San Jose State ranged from displaying a Confederate flag to putting a bicycle lock around his neck, police say. According to one expert, such details are disturbing but part of a pattern on college campuses.
Some 9,000 US cases between 2008 and 2012 are analyzed in a new report by the organization that operates the national hot line. Among the findings: Children were victims in 33 percent of sex trafficking cases and 20 percent of labor trafficking cases.
Two Florida girls were accused of bullying Rebecca Sedwick before her suicide. The case exemplifies the complexities of responding to youth bullying in an effective, responsible way.
A new Texas law requiring doctors performing abortions to have hospital admitting privileges has forced more than a dozen clinics in the state to close. The case is on a path back to the Supreme Court.
JPMorgan Chase admits its employees misled investors by bundling mortgages in securities they knew were rocky. But critics of the record fine say most of the fraud occurred before the bank took on other firms' troubled assets and legal jeopardy.
George Zimmerman arraignment Tuesday, for assault charges, raises new questions about whether the jury that acquitted him of the murder of Trayvon Martin got it right. Is Mr. Zimmerman an aggressive actor?