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.
Criminal cases should be open to the public, including members of the news media, unless there is clear and compelling evidence that it would violate the constitutional rights of the accused. Yet, in the case involving a man charged with killing a Newport News police officer, those petitioning to bar reporters from the court appear to be doing so as a matter of convenience, not of necessity. ...
Patrick Henry took one look at the proposed convention — meant to take up the shortcomings of the 1781 Articles of Confederation — and refused to participate, saying he “smelt a rat.” Well, today marks 234 years since that rat of a gathering produced the “miracle of Philadelphia,” when the U.S. Constitution emerged from a closed-door convention of American notables. Accordingly, the nation is ...
Regarding Matthew Amend’s comments complaining about releasing old recording material (“Rereleasing old material to make more money,” Aug. 22 …
Once she dug into the books, news articles and transcripts about Monica Lewinsky, actress Beanie Feldstein realized she had more to do than just play the former White House intern on screen.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — When President Theodore Roosevelt asked Attorney General Philander Knox to concoct a retroactive justification of the U.S. seizur…
After months of holding on to power, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo abruptly resigned Tuesday. We take you through what happened and what's next.
The governor's attorney blasted the investigation conducted by the state Attorney General's Office as unjustly orchestrated to reach the conclusion the governor engaged in sexual harassment.
The state Assembly committee in charge of the impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wrapping up work that is expected to lead to an impeachment vote by the full Assembly in early September.
Abandoned by even his closest political allies, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday found himself facing more and more serious legal problems as his once-mighty grip on the state continued to slip.
President Joe Biden was among those who said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign, a high-profile condemnation from a onetime close ally.
For now, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul continues to do the delicate dance she's been doing since the Cuomo scandal exploded in March.
"The conduct by the Governor outlined in this report would indicate someone who is not fit for office," Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said.
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.
When Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards first suspected wrongdoing, she went to her superior at the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. She then complained to the agency’s inspector general, filed a whistleblower complaint and ultimately went to Congress.