Friday marked 234 years since a gathering of Founding Fathers produced the “miracle of Philadelphia,” when the U.S. Constitution emerged from a closed-door convention of American notables.
DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by Monday, two people obliged.
We now have the Department of Justice’s answer to the Texas abortion ban, and it’s spare, straightforward and unusual.
Richmond’s iconic but divisive Robert E. Lee monument is coming down soon after the last obstacles to removal were cleared Thursday by two unanimous Virginia Supreme Court opinions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used his first meeting with a foreign leader since ending the war in Afghanistan to send the message Wednesday that the United States — unburdened of its “forever war” — is determined to become a more reliable ally to its friends, in this case Ukraine.
Our country is in serious trouble. Our democratic republic is in danger of disintegrating. We are at a critical crossroads and must begin working together to heal the division tearing our nation apart. We must reunite to stand up for truth.
Jussie Smollett will not be allowed to call the Chicago prosecutor who dropped his alleged hoax charges as a witness in his ongoing case against the City of Chicago.
DETROIT (AP) — Nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump face financial penalties and other sanctions after a judge Wednesday said they had abused the court system with a lawsuit that challenged Michigan's election results in favor of Joe Biden.
Seven Southwest Virginians including state Sen. Travis Hackworth filed a lawsuit asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to support the Virginia Redistricting Commission and block statutory criteria created by the General Assembly.
Even the obvious is not a forgone conclusion in American politics (just ask Hillary Clinton). It’s time to listen less to the supposed wisdom of pundits, and more to those who chart a path to just, progressive outcomes.
President Joe Biden was among those who said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign, a high-profile condemnation from a onetime close ally.
Britney Spears' first husband, Jason Alexander, claims he was "tricked" into annulling their marriage by the "dark forces" controlling his childhood friend.
Reporters used the confidential material to reveal "for the first time in forensic detail how powerful global banks knowingly profit from corruption and how authorities around the world allow the dark economy to flourish," said one of the reporters involved.
So far, only four of the fewer than 200 cases have led to charges, including those identified in a separate state investigation. No one has been convicted. No person's vote was counted twice.
In the infamous Dred Scott decision of 1857, the Supreme Court remarked that Blacks “had no rights which the white man is bound to respect.” Today, America wonders whether Blacks, and other minorities, have any voting rights that the court’s present majority is bound to respect.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision reversing Bill Cosby’s conviction is disturbing in allowing Cosby to go free notwithstanding his sexual assault convictions, but it is correct in applying a crucial constitutional right: the privilege against self-incrimination.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said a search of Thomas Robertson's home found an M4 rifle and something that appeared to be a partially assembled pipe bomb.
Definition of a ReTrumplican: Politicians who have deserted their sworn oath to defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. Instead, they have pledged their allegiance to support Trump.
California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell, whose data was seized by the Trump administration as part of a leak probe, on Friday said former Pre…
The six candidates in the wide-open Democratic primary for lieutenant governor met on stage Tuesday for the race’s only televised debate, answering questions about guns, police reform, campaign finances and trying to gain an edge in the packed field.
For the nearly five decades since the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a woman has a constitutional right to an abortion, that right has been under attack by state legislators.
The Culpeper Town Council will vote May 11 on plan to affix a new name to Lake Pelham, named in 1975 for a rebel artillery officer from Alabama.