The flag, emblematic of slavery to most but a symbol of states' rights and Southern pride to others, has become something of a political football in the wake of the shootings.
A federal appeals panel has decided to uphold nearly all of the provisions of a Texas law that will force the closure of most of the state's abortion clinics, according to an opinion published on ...
Bates has been charged with manslaughter by local prosecutors, who say his negligence led to Harris' death. He faces up to four years in prison if convicted.
New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez had a cozy relationship with his ophthalmologist, but did not have the vision to see that what he was abusing the powers of his office.
Lethal injection is the preferred method of execution in Utah, but they may have to start shooting people instead.
A new wave of less-deadly police weapons could do more harm than good.
The Ferguson Police Department is just one of dozens of law enforcement agencies under federal investigation.
Marriage equality advocates have won another big victory.
Environmentalists just won a big battle in New York.
The protests over Michael Brown's shooting continue to spread nationwide.
Another win in the fight for marriage equality.
Cory Booker wants sports leagues to pay taxes and have that money go towards domestic violence victims.
Los Angeles Times — A federal judge approved a $41 million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in ...
By James Queally, Los Angeles Times Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department’s controversial stop-and-frisk tactics ...
By James Queally, Los Angeles Times A federal judge in Louisiana upheld the state’s ban on same-sex marriages Wednesday, marking the first time a federal court upheld a ban since the Supreme Court struck down ...