In the aftermath of a court victory for advocates of firearm ownership, the District of Columbia is weighing an appeal or a new law.
Lawyers for former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, made clear in opening arguments for the couple’s corruption trial that they planned to rely on the sordid details of their unhappy union as the basis of their legal defense.
Jesse Ventura had sued the estate of Chris Kyle, a former member of the Navy SEALs, saying his book included passages about him that were defamatory.
A three-judge panel ruled that in closing the sole clinic, the state would have shifted its constitutional obligations to neighboring states.
The parents of a baby boy who was taken from his Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures say they trusted the relative now accused of taking him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.
Opinion: How the Border Patrol is running amok and making a mockery of the rule of law.
As a freshman Republican representative and a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Butler voted to impeach President Richard M. Nixon, then wept.
Robert McDonald, a former Army officer and Procter & Gamble executive, may have been handed his biggest challenge with his confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Opinion: The ERA is needed to guarantee equality -- no ifs, ands or buts.
House Republicans are proposing to spend $659 million to stem the surge of undocumented child migrants from Central America, a small fraction of the $3.7 billion President Obama seeks.
A judge has given a New York carjacking convict a break on his a 57-year prison sentence.
The Democratic Party has used Republican discussion of impeaching President Obama to raise money from concerned Democrats for the midterm elections.
If upheld, the decision by the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel could upend employment practices in the fast-food industry and invite unionization.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art is seeking approval for a plan to have other institutions absorb its collection, while opponents contend that is not necessary.
Two Ohio men say they recorded a mother driving down the street with her 19-year-old son on the roof of her car.
The Colorado Supreme Court halted the practice a month after a handful of county clerks had defied a ban in the state Constitution.
The General Services Administration named two sites in Maryland and one in Northern Virginia as finalists for the new headquarters.
National Briefing | West: California: 4 Teenagers Charged With Murder Over the Beating of a Graduate Student
The suspects were charged in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment.
Mr. Van Kirk, a navigator, guided a flight that, six-and-a-half hours after takeoff, reached Hiroshima with its atomic bomb just seconds behind schedule.
National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Lawmakers Finalize Bill Aimed at Protesters Outside Abortion Clinics
The bill would allow the police to disperse an assembly of one or more that “substantially impedes” passage to a clinic entrance.