The final poll of support for a North Carolina ballot amendment to ban gay unions shows the measure passing 55-39 percent.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the confessed mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, will be formally arraigned -- along with four alleged co-conspirators -- in a military court at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday. Each faces the death penalty.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is getting election-year heat from two prominent Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Mitt Romney appeared Friday on Fox to discuss the April jobs report showing 115,000 jobs added, far lower than expected.
A Reuters/Ipsos poll released Thursday said Rick Santorum and Sen. Marco Rubio are Republicans' top picks to be Mitt Romney's vice president.
A survey of three swing states -- Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania -- show more voters want the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the health care law.
A Quinnipiac poll released Thursday shows President Barack Obama deadlocked with Mitt Romney in Florida and Ohio, while the president leads his GOP rival in Pennsylvania.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Montana Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state law banning corporate involvement in elections flies in the face of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Jose Padilla's lawsuit against Bush administration counsel and torture memo author John Yoo.
A slim majority Americans still have a favorable opinion of the Supreme Court, but support has declined over the last three years.
President Barack Obama will address the nation at 7:30 p.m. EDT to announce an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the role of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
On the same day a federal judge blocked Texas from removing Planned Parenthood from a state program for advocating abortion services, an appeals judge allowed the state to move forward.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief who faced sexual assault charges, failed to convince a New York judge that he has immunity from the civil suit against him from his accuser, Nafissatou Diallo.
A federal judge Monday blocked a Texas law that booted Planned Parenthood from receiving state funding under a women's health program.
Campaigning for President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton said the Obama administration was beating the clock on the U.S. economic recovery, and he rebuked Mitt Romney for pushing Bush-era policies on steroids.
Justice Sotomayor Shows Concern For 'Ordinary People' In Supreme Court's Arizona Immigration Law Case
The first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on an Arizona immigration law critics say will lead to racial profiling of Latinos. She didn't lose the plainspoken, blunt tone she is known for.
Reuters reported Friday a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee investigation has concluded there is little evidence the CIA's torture methods produced counter-terrorism successes.
If the U.S. Supreme Court upholds part of the Arizona immigration enforcement law, it can still be struck down through lawsuits claiming civil rights violations after the law goes into effect.
Liberal Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer Wednesday were concerned with how Arizona's immigration enforcement law would operate on the ground.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday showed support for a key component of Arizona's immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of those suspected of being in the country illegally.
Hospitals would be crushed from the cost of caring for uninsured Americans if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the health care reform mandate, which requires that most people obtain coverage, Moody's Investor Service said.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the Arizona immigration law known as S.B. 1070, he will introduce a bill to let Congress block it.
John Edwards, a two-time White House aspirant, went on trial Monday on charges of soliciting money to cover up an affair in order to save his presidential campaign.
Solicitor General Donald Verrilli and top Republican lawyer Paul Clement will battle at the U.S. Supreme Court again this week when the justices hear a case over Arizona's strict immigration law.
Mitt Romney, the newly minted presumptive GOP presidential nominee, sought to rally Republican Party officials around his campaign Friday with a speech tearing into President Barack Obama and his economic record.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused two 20-year-old British twins of getting investors to pay for stock tips produced from phony robot software.
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.
Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday his proposal for a Republican version of the Democrats' DREAM Act for some immigrants would avoid criticism from conservatives opposed to amnesty.
The Obama administration's Supreme Court attorney asked the justices to review the Federal Communications Commission's $550,000 fine against CBS for airing the infamous Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl.
A CBS/New York Times poll said U.S. President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney are tied with 46 percent of likely voters each.