The governor of New Mexico is citing the recent high-profile killings of police officers in her state and elsewhere as a reason to bring back the death penalty.
The US Justice Department will begin to roll back contracts for private companies that manage federal prisons, the administration said Thursday.
A recovered hedgehog is held in gloved hands before its release near Kecskemet, Hungary, on Wednesday. Some forty previously injured and rehabilitated animals belonging to the protected species were released into the wild as a result of the joint efforts of the Kecskemet Zoo and Kiskunsag National Park.
The decision by a Washington state florist not to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding has set up an emotional court fight that may shape similar cases in the future.
The nephew of "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery saw his conviction overturned on Friday. Is this another case of media-driven justice?
Thirteen states are asking a federal judge to block a federal directive to public schools that requires school officials to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.