Voting rights has become the latest partisan fight on Capitol Hill. NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to election law expert Spencer Overton about how we got here and what's at stake in the debate.
In response to a motion filed by NPR and other media organizations, the Justice Department released new videos which prosecutors say show assaults on police officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.
Though this case is not set to have an immediate impact on couples looking to adopt a child in Georgia, it highlights the push and pull between elements of the state government eager to push religious liberty legislation and local governments seeking to enshrine LGBTQ protections in local ordinance.
The wealthy duo's defense lawyer told NPR they "understand that what they did is a violation of Missouri law" but if faced with a similar situation, Mark McCloskey would do it again.
"We can all finally celebrate. The whole country together," says Opal Lee, 94, who has been working for years to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.
The messaging app popular with teens is dropping a feature first launched in 2013. After several deadly car crashes involving the filter, Snap was the target of numerous lawsuits.
Legal experts say the state's law is unconstitutional. But it could have a chilling effect on the state's law enforcement officers anyway.
Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing for the top court still sticks in the minds of those all along the political spectrum; it's the subject of several books, including a new one by Jackie Calmes.
In a victory for survivors of domestic and gang violence, the Department of Justice on Wednesday vacated the controversial Trump-era decisions.
Indiana is one of eight states that are scheduled to end expanded pandemic unemployment benefits this weekend.
The Israel Defense Forces said its fighter jets struck two Hamas military compounds early Wednesday morning.
The bipartisan vote in the Senate on Tuesday gives one of the most prominent skeptics of the tech industry a key role in shaping government regulation of the tech industry.
Since the campaign trail, President Biden has said he wants to close privately run immigrant detention centers. But immigrant advocates say his administration isn't following through on his promises.
Advocates say the case puts a spotlight on how ill-prepared police are when encountering someone with a mental disability.