Recreational marijuana was sold to Colorado voters as a revenue source for schools, but some lawmakers now worry that they may wind up with all of the pot and none of the money.
After more than two decades of legal battles, rallies, protests and campaigns, proponents of gay marriage say they are increasingly confident as they await their day in court.
Ryan O'Neal may have enough evidence to show that he was defamed by a man who claimed the actor stole a valuable portrait of the late Farrah Fawcett, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
A federal judge has ordered New York City police to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned buildings in the Bronx without reasonable suspicion.
The death penalty, already on the decline across the United States, could face its own demise at the hands of several state legislatures next year.
Secret files kept for decades by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on priests accused of sexually abusing children soon could become public as a five-year legal battle over the release reaches its endgame.
The wait continues for the Supreme Court to choose gay marriage lawsuits.
A decision about whether the U.S. Supreme Court will take up a gay-marriage case could come as early as Monday.
The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the Supreme Court.