The Supreme Court sided with an Arizona police officer who shot a knife-wielding woman four times. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent that the court's decision "sends an alarming signal to law enforcement officers and the public."…
The Supreme Court delved again into the high-stakes debate over what is and isn't allowed when lawmakers draw electoral districts. In the latest case, the court heard arguments over whether a Maryland district was redrawn to help Democrats. Marcia Coyle…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is taking up its second big partisan redistricting case of the term amid signs the justices could place limits on drawing maps for political gain.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.
A Supreme Court case centering on abortion and free speech involves California's so-called crisis pregnancy centers -- clinics run by anti-abortion groups -- and whether state law can require those centers to more fully disclose what they are and what…
In our news wrap Monday, both the U.S. Supreme Court and a panel of federal judges refused to block a new Pennsylvania congressional map deemed more fair, and more favorable to Democrats. Also, the family business of Jared Kushner, the…
There are two major challenges in the Supreme Court's two-week session beginning March 19. Here's what we're watching.
Pennsylvania's 2011 map is generally considered among the most gerrymandered in the nation, and Democrats hope new district lines will boost their chances of reclaiming majority control of the U.S. House.
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court's decision not to get involved means two federal lawsuits over the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan, will move forward.
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
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