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Justices appear split in Arizona death sentence case

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday over whether an Arizona death row inmate should get a new sentencing trial nearly 30...

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from restarting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.The justices denied...

House passes bill to restore key parts of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democratic-controlled House has approved a bill that would restore key sections of the Voting Rights Act that once required officials...

Case signals new interest in 2nd Amendment by Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, even though those who brought...

Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the gun industry far-reaching immunity from lawsuits...

Georgia executes man for store clerk’s killing in 1994

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A man convicted of killing a Georgia convenience store clerk 25 years ago was put to death late Wednesday night,...

Georgia set to execute man for store clerk’s killing in 1994

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia correctional authorities were set to execute a man Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk...

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

NEW YORK (AP) - A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is...

Katie Hill blames scandal, resignation on ‘double standard’

WASHINGTON (AP) - California freshman congresswoman Katie Hill bid a defiant farewell to the House on Thursday, suggesting a double standard forced her resignation...

In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into...