WASHINGTON -- Spurred by renewed fears of the fabled "Big One" shattering the West Coast, the Obama administration Tuesday promoted stronger earthquake-preparedness efforts as part of a first-of-its-kind White House summit.
In an ideological split that undercuts the 2010 health care law, a narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain business owners can reject on religious grounds the law’s mandate to provide employees with birth control coverage.
The man charged with participating in the lethal attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi made his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom Saturday afternoon.
The Supreme Court on Monday will conclude a term in which justices have papered over their sharp differences, literally.
A key appellate court on Friday nixed a Washington, D.C. requirement that tour guides pass a special written examination.
The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed a president’s power to unilaterally appoint officials during a Senate recess.
The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed presidents power to unilaterally appoint officials while the Senate is in recess.
In a win for broadcasters and big media, the Supreme Court on Wednesday grounded the streaming service Aereo, ruling that the start-up violates the Copyright Act by recording and streaming over-the-air TV to subscribers’ devices.
A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday dialed up privacy protections for the 21st century, ruling that police need warrants before searching smartphones.
An appellate court on Wednesday struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban, further extending the legal winning streak for advocates of marriage equality.
In a win for big media, the Supreme Court on Wednesday grounded the streaming service Aereo with a ruling that the startup violates the Copyright Act by recording and streaming over-the-air TV to subscribers’ devices.
A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday expanded privacy protections for the 21st century, ruling that police need a warrant before searching digital data on smartphones.
The ultra-useful SCOTUSblog legal affairs website has again been denied a congressional press pass, complicating its work.
A North Carolina man initially convicted of actions that scared a grandmother to death will now get a second chance before the Supreme Court.
A fractured Supreme Court on Monday limited, but didn’t eliminate, the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate certain greenhouse-gas emissions.