16 killed as riots rock Uganda over politician's arrest
The Judiciary Committee voted to decriminalize marijuana on the federal level and tax it in states where it is legal.
Former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II is the third Trump Administration official to ignore a congressional subpoena in less than two weeks.
Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller likely won't testify before Congress until sometime in June, barring his agreeing with legislators to meet this week before the Memorial Day recess.
Unless you have uninterrupted Native American bloodlines, all U.S. citizens or their ancestors have migrated to the country at some point in the last 500 years.
The president made the remarks at a joint conference of county sheriffs and police chiefs.
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to discuss John Koskinen’s potential impeachment, but didn’t set a date to vote.
President Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, faces what is sure to be a rancorous confirmation fight in the Senate.
Republicans are preparing a multi-pronged media attack with advertisements and petitions to derail President Obama’s nominee.
The president has said he wants to get a nominee through Congress, but Republican leaders have said they won’t even consider it.
The San Bernardino shootings may not bring reform because the industry's job base across the U.S. gives it political clout.
More scrutiny of police does not lead to Americans being less safe, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.
Hong Kong's leader enjoys a special legal position that puts him above the legislature and judiciary, China's top official in the city said, raising some politicians' concerns about Beijing's expanding influence in the city.
Witnesses say nine people were wounded when unknown attackers fired at protesters camping in Cairo early Tuesday morning.
27 people were reported injured on Wednesday as protests continue against the Egypt's constitution draft and President Morsi.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is at odds with high-level judges after issuing a controversial decree that critics have called a power grab.
It is interesting now to see Republicans' newfound support of judicial review after the passage of health reform under a Democratic president, said U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
If Gilani is convicted of contempt, he faces up to six months in prison and would be disqualified from holding public office in the future.
China will try a veteran dissident, Chen Xi, on charges of inciting subversion for pro-democracy essays he published online, his wife said on Sunday, days after another dissident was jailed for nine years on similar charges.
One day after vocalizing its support for the SOPA Bill in 2012, GoDaddy decided to pull its support from the bill after many threatened to boycott the company's services.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is attempting to gain traction among Iowa GOP primary voters with plan to rein in dictatorial federal courts.
We have the ability to rein in excessive judges, Mitt Romney said.
A victim of sexual abuse by a Penn State education professor tried unsuccessfully to alert the administration from 2001 to 2002, but Penn State officials refused to act, rather than investigate the victim's account, revealed the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC).
The top prosecutor for Northern California won't participate in a criminal investigation of failed solar energy company Solyndra because of ties to a law firm involved in the case.
Casey Anthony trial verdict has made a majority of those who have been following the trial gasp in shock. Casey Anthony, mother of the dead two-year-old Caylee Anthony, has been found not guilty of murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated manslaughter, but guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer. In fact, even if Casey chooses to make some money by confessing to her crime or write an OJ Simpson-style If I Did It type book nothin...
Casey Anthony trial verdict has made a majority of those who have been following the trial closely, gasp in shock. Casey Anthony, mother of the dead two-year-old Caylee Anthony, has been found not guilty of murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated manslaughter, but guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer, by the jury. In Casey Anthony's case the verdict has created more questions than answers as the judiciary failed miserably in solv...
The Parents Television Council (PTC) has called on the chairmen of the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees and the Department of Justice to open an investigation regarding child pornography and exploitation on MTV's Skins.
The European Union said on Thursday it was extending its sanctions on Myanmar to cover members of the judiciary responsible for the verdict in the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
A man was stoned to death in Iran for adultery but the woman involved in the case repented, the judiciary said on Tuesday, suggesting her life was spared.