Rand Paul wants to send a message to his colleagues about U.S. policy toward Egypt policy, but he's doing it by adding one wrong to another.
With 45,000 or so wild horses in federal control, the Bureau of Land Management selects a "pro-slaughter cattlewoman" to be the public's voice on its advisory board.
Capital cases are a mess because we are too human to conduct them properly, and too immodest to concede mistakes.
The author, who died last week, wrote books that linked a familiar past with an unrecognizable future.
Opponents of same-sex marriage are already planning their comeback, but a close read of the court's opinion gives little reason to think they'll succeed.
Same-sex marriage supporters are celebrating today's 9th Circuit ruling. But the real question is whether the opinion will persuade the Supreme Court.
How a sustainability initiative became fodder for right-wing conspiracy theories.
Our journey toward Abu Ghraib began in earnest with a single document -- written and signed without the knowledge of the American people
The hypocrisy of a group of Republicans who are supporting the lawsuit against Obama's recess appointments
In homage to the legendary San Francisco columnist, a round-up of recent news on Guantanamo Bay... Texas gerrymandering... Proposition 8... the Super Bowl...
A filmmaker presents a more realistic look into "the sport of kings."
Instead of searching for the truth, the state is going to absurd lengths to defend a dubious death sentence.
Why is the Justice Department trying to make it more difficult for service members and their families to sue the government for medical malpractice?
The dark series, with its brilliant cinematography, is a paean to people who believe that things happen for a reason.
The man who attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan wants more unsupervised release -- but the feds say he gazed at the wrong bookshelf at Barnes & Noble.
A young colt is born to racing royalty and an entire industry pays close attention.
The courts refuse to protect the feds for harboring James "Whitey" Bulger while he and his Winter Hill gang killed.
Whatever else it does, the beloved coach's death deprives the rest of us of his sworn testimony about the Penn State scandal.
After the legendary coach offered his apology on Saturday, Penn State struck back.
The two old friends on the High Court disagree about how far justice should reach when a client is abandoned by his lawyers before appeal.