Bombings strike Baghdad, cities ring in the new year, and more from the United States and around the world.
Trump spars with China, an earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea, and more from the United States and around the world.
A Brennan Center report argues that releasing the “unnecessarily incarcerated” could reduce U.S. prison populations by almost 40 percent.
Bombings strike Istanbul and Cairo, Trump expands his team, and more from the United States and around the world.
A conversation with Norman Eisen, former White House ethics czar, about the legal challenges facing the president-elect.
Soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition continues, and more from the United States and around the world.
Ten questions about the challenges facing the justices in the next four years
It’s the issue many conservatives care about most—but when Clinton blew an answer at the debate, the Republican nominee didn’t even seem to notice.
The last surviving lawyer who argued Brown v. Board of Education at the U.S. Supreme Court died Wednesday at 91.
A growing number of Republican elected officials demand their party’s presidential nominee step aside.
The Category 1 storm made landfall in South Carolina after leaving hundreds of people dead in Haiti and a trail of devastation across the Caribbean.
The Republican nominee continues to insist that five men exonerated in a notorious case were guilty.
The Lone Star State put Barney Fuller to death on Wednesday, breaking a rare six-month streak without capital punishment.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Indiana governor’s efforts to block their resettlement, calling his reasoning “nightmare speculation.”
The New York Times has reportedly obtained portions of the nominee’s 1995 federal filings, which show a staggering loss.
Governor Jerry Brown signs two new bills into law inspired by the Stanford rape case.
The Alabama Court of the Judiciary effectively ousted the state’s chief justice for a second time on Friday.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill eliminating the state's statute of limitations for sex-related crimes on Wednesday.
As the Supreme Court prepares to reconvene next week, the justices agreed to hear eight new cases on Thursday.
Three people, including two children, suffered minor injuries after a teenage shooter opened fire, officials said.