The high court won't intervene in free-speech case involving a church's antigay demonstrations.
The Supreme Court rules 5 to 4 that officials in New Haven, Conn., violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in throwing out the results of a promotion exam.
Venezuela's populist leader Hugo Chávez has put his armed forces on alert in response to Sunday's ouster of leftist President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras. 'We will bring them down,' Mr. Chávez said of the new military junta.
Minority justices warn that the guilty 'will go free on the most technical grounds.'
The decision sets the standard for how far school officials can go in conducting searches of students' property.
Civil rights activists praise the court for not throwing out a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
The court did not strike down the law Monday, as some experts had expected, but it opened the door for jurisdictions to free themselves from one of the act's key provisions.
The top court agrees to assess a law that lets the US government indefinitely detain sex offenders even after they have served their sentences.
After big D.C. case in '08, San Francisco and Philadelphia have seen setbacks for local gun controls. More laws are expected to come under fire.