In an unprecedented ruling that could have significant ramifications for President Donald Trump, a federal judge Wednesday issued a broad definition of “emoluments,” the legal term at the heart of several lawsuits alleging the president's profits from his Washington, D.C.,…
By Gretchen Frazee
President Donald Trump could face another legal challenge if a defamation lawsuit over his past criticism of his sexual assault accusers is allowed to move forward.
By Michael Rios
Ellen Pao’s new book, “Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change,” chronicles her career in Silicon Valley and gender discrimination lawsuit against the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao recently spoke with PBS NewsHour economics correspondent…
By Paul Solman
The American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal sued President Donald Trump Monday over his ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military.
By Daniel Bush
Iowa is home to some of the richest farmland in the country, but the Des Moines Water Works says that has come with an environmental price. The city water authority has filed a lawsuit against three rural counties claiming that…
By Will Lester, Associated Press
Relatives of Marie Colvin, a U.S.-born journalist who worked for the British newspaper The Sunday Times, have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that Syrian government officials targeted and killed her in 2012 to silence her reporting on Syria…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The government is taking the nation's biggest satellite TV provider to court, accusing DirecTV of misleading millions of consumers about the cost of its programming.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at…
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