Two Colorado residents sued when they were barred from a 2005 George W. Bush speech because they arrived in a car with an antiwar bumper sticker. The Supreme Court rejected their case Tuesday.
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.
California was set to execute a man convicted in 1982 of rape and murder on Thursday, but a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections was cause for a further reprieve, courts ruled.
Internet privacy advocates have already condemned the push to make it easier for the government to tap into internet and e-mail communications.
The Obama administration has invoked the state secrets privilege to block a lawsuit on behalf of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, an alleged terrorist said to be targeted for assassination.
Calvin Trillin serves up a novel "as deightful as finding a free spot in Time Square."
Appeals court judges sound apologetic tone in ruling; plaintiffs say they were tortured overseas in 'extraordinary rendition' program.
The Big Sky Tea Party Association's board of directors removed the organization's president, Tim Ravndal, after he posted a Facebook comment that seemed to condone violence against homosexuals.
A challenge to a 2006 law banning state university-funded travel to countries the US deems sponsors of terrorism was struck down Tuesday. Florida-based international scholars say the decision will disrupt studies.