Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says his office will not defend the state's voter-approved ban on gay marriage in court, following similar moves by two other states and the Obama administration.
Two young women – teenager Jahi McMath in California and mother Marlise Munoz in Texas – have both been deemed brain-dead, a final state according to statutes. But both cases have spawned legal fights.
Police in Roswell, N.M., are investigating reports that the alleged 12-year-old shooter at Berrendo Middle School may have told some students to stay away. Experts say this could be a typical bid for social status.
The Obama administration's top lawyer told justices that a ruling against the president would 'repudiate the constitutional legitimacy' of thousands of appointments. A lawyer for Senate Republicans calls the episode a 'complete abuse of the process.'
Who has the authority to decide when the Senate is officially in session, the president or senators themselves? The Supreme Court Monday will hear a case focusing on President Obama’s recess appointments.
While Gov. Chris Christie defended himself at a press conference Thursday, the US attorney for New Jersey announced he's looking into whether the closure of lanes leading to the GW Bridge violated any federal laws.