The law cited as the justification for the phone dragnet will expire on June 1 unless Congress acts to extend it.
A budget shortfall at the Nevada Supreme Court underlines a broader fiscal quandary
Same-sex marriage supporters press their advantage, as the fate of statutes in Indiana and Arkansas remains uncertain.
The Democratic senator from New Jersey faces a long list of charges, centered on his mutually beneficial relationship with Dr. Salomon Melgen.
Legislators passed a bill critics said was even more sweeping than Indiana's law, but Governor Asa Hutchinson says he won't sign it until controversial sections are fixed.
It is immoral to discriminate against gays—and irrational to make a religious freedom law in Indiana the focus of the gay-rights movement.
Second Amendment activists are redefining the public sphere, and with it, American democracy.
More and more, it's companies—not individuals—that are benefiting from free-speech rights.
On Tuesday, the President cut short the sentences for two dozen inmates imprisoned for drug offenses, who would have served less time under current guidelines. Thousands more remain in prison.
Governor Mike Pence and other leaders insist the legislation doesn't allow businesses to deny services to gay people, but with the backlash building, they intend to enact a clarifying bill.
In Washington, raising the levy on fuel is a non-starter. But Republican legislatures that actually have to balance their budgets are finding increases indispensable.
Her family's foundation collects millions from foreign donors. As secretary of state, she benefited from pricey intelligence reports, but it's unknown who footed the bill. To whom is she beholden?
The SS Giveaway steams into infamy in New York State.
Auditor Tom Schweich killed himself in February, and now his former spokesman has done the same. What has gone wrong in the state's Republican Party?
The White House hopeful implies that he'd do "whatever it takes" to eradicate al-Qaeda, ISIS, and anti-American ideology in Iran. Don't believe him.
The new statute's defenders claim it simply mirrors existing federal rules, but it contains two provisions that put new obstacles in the path of equality.
Hillary Clinton is hardly the first government officer to try to keep her correspondence private. The fight over her emails echoes battles that stretch back to the inception of government archives.
The Supreme Court considers whether putting a Confederate battle flag on a license plate should be different than urging Americans to eat more beef.
Ted Cruz and the perverse incentives created by the most energized members of the Republican base
Legislation signed in Indiana this week could allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples. Other companies are hitting back.