Hawaii is revamping its challenge to President Trump's initial immigration order to reflect its opposition to the second iteration of the policy, bringing a suit against the new ban before the administration implements it.
Many hoped a ruling from the Supreme Court would settle the issue, by answering a question that has arisen in several cities and states.
The Trump administration is dropping a claim against a Texas voter ID law, one of the nation's strictest. A federal appeals court has ordered the state to fix the law's discriminatory effects.
The Obama administration had declined to enforce the federal laws prohibiting marijuana in states that have legalized recreational use of the drug. Comments from the White House press secretary suggest that stance could be about to change.
Video footage of an off-duty cop struggling with a teen in Anaheim, Calif., and eventually firing a gun has sparked outrage both locally and across the nation, spurring protesters to take to the streets Wednesday night.
Dr. Nassar, who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the USA Gymnastics organization, faces charges in two Michigan counties.
The judge’s injunction will keep Medicaid funding flowing to Planned Parenthood until an upcoming court case can rule on the merits of Texas’ case for defunding the organization.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld on Tuesday Maryland's ban on 45 kinds of assault weapons, but the National Rifle Association is open to appealing the decision.
The US Supreme Court refused to hear the death penalty plea of Thomas Arthur, an Alabama inmate who argued that his state's lethal injection procedures constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
As its first case under the new Trump administration, the US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case involving the shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican by a US border guard.