Abortion clinics in Arkansas made gains in one federal case and hit a severe setback in another.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Ohio wrongfully purged eligible voters from the state's registration list.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump's travel ban got its first federal appeals court review today, marking the biggest test yet for the revised executive order to suspend travel to the U.S. for people from six majority-Muslim countries. Marcia Coyle of The National Law…
LGBTQ activists criticized the deal, saying it was a repeal of the law in name only and would not protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state.
By Kelly Whalen and Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED Arts
Immigrants represented in the 158 portraits on view at Walter Maciel Gallery include well-known figures more regularly defined by their contributions to American society than their foreign birthplaces: former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Albert Einstein, Stokely Carmichael, Bela Lugosi,…
By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge on Saturday issued a stay to halt portions of President Trump's executive order banning entry to the U.S. for people from seven countries. The order prevents the government from deporting people that are detained at U.S. airports.
By Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press
Trump's lease with the federal government to develop and operate a hotel inside the historic Old Post Office building expressly prohibits any elected official from benefiting from the property.
For attorney general, President-elect Donald Trump selected an early supporter: the junior senator from Alabama, Jeff Sessions. Sessions has served as a U.S. attorney and Alabama’s attorney general, but he was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 based on controversial…
By Laura Santhanam
A federal judge struck Mississippi's law that would have allowed business and government employees to deny service to LGBTQ people based on religious beliefs.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death transformed the Supreme Court's term, shifted power to its liberal wing and started a transition that will be greatly affected by who wins the presidency.
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