President Obama has pledged to overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which bars the federal government from recognizing gay marriage. But his Justice Department is defending the law’s constitutionality in court.
Fruit Roll-Ups lawsuit alleges that nutrition information is misleading to consumers.
Russian agents have been arrested for allegedly spying on the United States.
The judge said the federal report that led to the drilling moratorium didn't 'explicitly justify' a ban. Some independent engineers who reviewed the report agree. The administration will appeal.
Louisiana is supporting a lawsuit to overturn the six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling. The ban could cost the local oil industry as much as $330 million a month, the state says.
Ronnie Lee Gardner, Utah death-row inmate facing firing squad, denied federal stay to his Friday execution while he pursues a civil rights lawsuit.
A federal appeals court Thursday issued an emergency stay blocking the release of nine jailed Michigan Hutaree militia members accused of conspiring to overthrow the government.
Federal authorities arrested nine members of the Hutaree militia, a fringe Christian group in Michigan, this weekend. The indictment alleges that the group was planning to kill law-enforcement officers as part of a plan to 'levy war' on the United States.