President Trump's policy on separated immigrant families is under serious pressure from the courts, with two federal judges telling the administration that it can not hold families in custody indefinitely and that it must abide by an order to reunite…
Donald Trump pardoned Dwight Hammond and son Steven on Tuesday, two Oregon cattle ranchers who were convicted of arson on public lands after a long-running dispute over control of public properties adjoining their ranch. Their case sparked a 41-day occupation…
By Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas
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By Larisa Epatko
Drones are now making hospital deliveries, monitoring coral reefs and finding landmines.
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Reversing the landmark case would not automatically make abortion illegal across the country, but it would return the decision about abortion legality to the states.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
A California federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement.
In nominating Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump went with a seasoned federal judge and Washington insider who has impeccable credentials.
WASHINGTON -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh said he is "humbled" and "deeply honored" to have been selected by President Donald Trump for the Supreme Court.
By Associated Press
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says by picking Kavanaugh, Trump is delivering on his pledge to "punish" women for their choices. He says he will fight the nomination "with everything I have."…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is…
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