Two indecipherable criminal laws passed in the 1980s now face scrutiny at the Supreme Court.
John Roberts reports for jury duty in Maryland.
If Clinton hopes to excite liberals, she'll have to embrace their priorities.
Protesters mobilized in hundred of cities across the country and the world today to demand higher pay.
Congress won't approve President Obama's proposed authorization of military force, but it won't limit him either.
The real problem is the belief that all our social problems can be solved with force.
Residents of the United States are unusually likely to see chipping in their share as a civic duty, a moral obligation, and a patriotic act.
Obama's call to ban the practice reflects a tectonic shift within the community that once championed it.
Supreme Court cases on gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act test the chief justice's commitment to judicial restraint.
Joe Biden, John Kasich, and Chris Christie say they're still seriously considering running for president, but have they run out of time?
Facing overwhelming opposition on Capitol Hill, the White House on Tuesday agreed that lawmakers should be able to review a nuclear deal before it takes effect.
It's unclear how she would manage two of America's most important and complex relationships.
An interview with the author Rachel Held Evans about her new book and searching for authenticity in the church
The president's assassination 150 years ago sparked outpourings of grief across the globe
As the Florida senator launches his White House bid, he seeks to rekindle the enthusiasm that greeted his early career.
Civil-rights statutes are limited to specific situations. The religious-freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas were not.
The first woman in the U.S. Cabinet discovered her calling after she witnessed one of the worst industrial disasters in American history.
The cartoonist urged satirists to "punch up" against authority, but the world does not divide so neatly between the privileged and their victims.
With many GOP voters saying they'd consider the Floridian and few ruling him out, he's got a high ceiling.
What do you get when you mix corporate interest with religiously motivated temperance? A whole lot of Budweiser.