Three professors have sued for the right to ban guns in their own classrooms, as a new campus concealed carry law takes effect at public universities in Texas amid a debate over safety and free speech.
To protest cuts, shortages, and another year of what he calls inadequate funding, the director of Missouri's public defender system has appointed the governor to provide counsel to an indigent client.
The International Olympic Committee approved baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
The Supreme Court ordered that a Virginia school board can temporarily block the student from using the restroom corresponding with his gender identity, as schools across the country debate how to accommodate transgender students' needs.
Moderate Republicans unseated a number of conservative state legislators and a tea party-affiliated US representative in the Republican primary, in a shift away from the state's previous electoral support of staunchly ideological candidates.
The Delaware Supreme Court ruled the state’s death penalty statute unconstitutional in a landmark decision, saying it violates the Sixth Amendment.
Rep. Richard Hanna (R) of New York wrote in an op-ed that he will vote for Hillary Clinton, saying he had to do more than only denounce Donald Trump's comments.
Lawyers for the South Carolina man accused of killing nine African-American worshippers in Charleston last June filed a motion Monday arguing that the federal death penalty is unconstitutional.
In the past six years, the number of unsheltered veterans has been slashed by more than half, according to a report released Monday by the Obama administration.
Charles Koch and his network of conservative donors will not be supporting Donald Trump. They are concerned about his lack of support for free markets.
August 1 marks both the 50 year anniversary of a campus shooting at the University of Texas in Austin and the start of the concealed carry of firearms on campus.
After the murder of a French priest Tuesday by attackers who pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic state, Muslims joined Catholics throughout Europe to celebrate mass Sunday.
The proportion of U.S. households is decreasing, particularly among younger people, due to increasing property prices, high rents, sluggish pay and intense student debt.
Amid increasing competition, Whole Foods has seen sales drop for the fourth straight quarter.
Fire officials fuel a system of camps and supply bases to provide for the on-the-job needs of thousands of firefighters deployed around California.
At the Democratic National Convention, Democrats have called gun violence a 'public health crisis.' What are the policy implications of reframing the issue this way?
Vice President Joe Biden and US Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to attend a Thursday vigil for the three police officers killed in a July 17 shooting.
Archaeologists have been searching for Fort San Marcos for decades. Now, thanks to new technology, they have discovered its location, underneath a South Carolina golf course.
Research from the University of Washington suggests although Seattle's increasing minimum wage has not had the negative effects opponents feared, it may not be all good news for Seattle workers.
Texas agreed to expand the list of documents that may be submitted to obtain birth certificates for US-born children whose parents entered the country illegally.
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