- Egypt rights center raided, 2 Mubaraks acquitted
- New Mexico Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage constitutional
- Blame Bush: 5 years later, that’s still the mantra, pollsters find
- Dutch prostitutes demand same retirement benefits as soccer stars
- John McCain to Harry Reid: I’ll ‘kick the crap’ out of you
- Dogs that talk: Researchers seek $10K for ‘No More Woof’ technology
- 1,000 firefighters called to battle stubborn Big Sur wildfire
- Black Friday brouhaha: Millions of Target shoppers hit by credit card theft
- Britain orders airplane to rescue citizens from violent South Sudan
- Mega Millions winner emerges as Georgia mom, in ‘disbelief’
Latest Supreme Court Items
A first push by congressional Democrats to counter a Supreme Court decision allowing business and labor groups to spend freely in political campaigns cleared a big hurdle Thursday, as the House narrowly passed legislation that calls for stricter campaign finance disclosures.
The Supreme Court struck a blow to white-collar prosecutors Thursday by limiting the scope of a law that is a favorite of the Justice Department in political and business corruption cases.
Undercutting convictions against Jeffrey Skilling and media magnate Conrad Black, a Supreme Court ruling could affect other high-profile corruption cases against political and business leaders.
Six people were executed as China prepared to mark a global anti-drug day, state press said Friday.
With all of the recent government actions eroding individual property rights, the Supreme Court's decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection comes at a critical juncture. In Stop the Beach Renourishment, the Supreme Court addressed whether the Constitution prohibits courts from issuing decisions that effectively eliminate private property rights without providing just compensation.
How long will it take before Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal retires and turns up on cable TV as a proverbial "Pentagon pundit"?
White House budget chief Peter R. Orszag said Tuesday that he will step down next month, positioning him to be the first high-profile member of President Obama's team to depart the administration.
The Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that bars "material support" to foreign terrorist organizations, rejecting a free speech challenge from humanitarian aid groups.
House Democrats intend to ease proposed restrictions on political activity by federal contractors, officials said Monday, hoping to build support for legislation establishing new disclosure and other requirements for the fall campaign.