The ruling came in a North Carolina case in which a police officer pulled over Nicholas Heien’s car because the right brake light was out, although the left one still worked. A consensual search led to the discovery of cocaine in the trunk.
The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that blocked rules that regulate where and how women can take drugs that induce abortion. The rules also would prohibit the use of the abortion medications after the seventh week of pregnancy instead of the ninth. Continue reading
Dozens of protesters who marched in major cities across the country were arrested Saturday, amid the mostly peaceful demonstrations opposing recent police killings of unarmed black men. Continue reading
In April of 2013 Gov. Malloy signed into Connecticut law some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country. Would you support similar regulations on guns in your state? Take NewsHour Weekend’s poll and sound off. Continue reading
In the two years since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state of Connecticut adopted some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country, including a controversial law enacted last year to keep weapons out of the hands of the mentally ill. NewsHour’s John Carlos Frey reports. Continue reading
Thousands marched in New York City and Washington, D.C. on Saturday in two of the largest protests this year against fatal shootings by police. Continue reading
Hari Sreenivasan reads viewer comments in response to a NewsHour Weekend report on new options for borrowers of student loans and an updated segment on teacher tenure lawsuits. Continue reading