Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas broke a decade of silence this week. With the death of his more vocal ideological twin, Antonin Scalia, could this mark the emergence of a new court voice?
Army staff sergeant Ronald Hamilton fatally shot his wife and a police officer over the weekend, offering a glimpse of one of the most and least common forms of gun deaths in America.
Immigration officials say Tamerlan Tsarnaev's application was processed correctly, but new documents reveal they may have missed potential warning signs.
The ruling comes just days before the US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments about a similar law in Texas that requires doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges in nearby hospitals.
Fourteen others were wounded in a shooting spree in the small Kansas town of Hesston. Authorities say the shootings were not related to terrorism.
The Pennsylvania State Police Academy expelled 29 cadets. Is the alleged cheating an isolated incident or evidence of a systematic problem?
Two polls released this week appear to offer opposing pictures of public opinion of the ongoing encryption battle between Apple, Inc. and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A US district judge ruled Friday that citizens only have a Constitutional right to record police if they are actively criticizing the government by doing so.
The final felony charge against Rick Perry has been dropped, after critics accused the former Republican governor of Texas of deliberately manipulating state funding to fit his partisan agenda.
Eleven members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were arrested Tuesday on charges of food stamp fraud and money laundering for a years-long scheme involving the illegal use of food stamps for the church's benefit.
Vanessa Gathers is the first woman to have her conviction disavowed as Brooklyn prosecutors revisit about 100 cases in one of the most ambitious reviews of its kind in the country.