Next week, the US Supreme Court will hear a case that pits the Attorneys General of Texas and Florida against a trade group representing some of the biggest social media companies in the world. Today, how we got here, and now the case could upend our online experience.
The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law, a decision critics said could have sweeping implications for fertility treatment in the state.
Frozen embryos are people and you can be held legally responsible if you destroy them, according to the Alabama Supreme Court. The decision could have wide-ranging implications for IVF clinics.
The justices will consider whether to hit pause on a federal rule designed to reduce air pollution that drifts across states and can cause health troubles.
Lower courts have said it's unconstitutional to punish people for sleeping outside if no shelter is available. Cities say these rulings have paralyzed their efforts to manage growing tent encampments.
The study looks at 6,000 patients who got abortion pills after an online appointment. It found that 99.7% of those abortions were not followed by any serious adverse events.
Special counsel Jack Smith urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to let former President Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case proceed to trial without further delay.
Last week, three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected Trump's bid for blanket immunity over acts he allegedly committed while in the White House.
A research paper that raises questions about the safety of abortion has been retracted. The research is cited in a federal judge's ruling about the abortion pill mifepristone.
The Supreme Court has made history a central test of whether a gun control law is constitutional. That has meant a boom in demand for gun law historians, who are digging up forgotten old gun laws.
A new letter to President Biden spearheaded by the Democratic Women's Caucus references the case of Brittany Watts, an Ohio woman who faced felony charges after suffering a miscarriage last year.
Vanita Gupta has been the first woman of color to serve as associate attorney general. It's a job with a huge portfolio that ranges from civil rights to immigration to abortion.
Democrats are targeting seats with first-term GOP incumbents in states where access to abortion rights could resonate with swing voters.
The move paves the way for federal officials to remove the wire from the state's border with Mexico.
Dominic Box had earlier agreed to a tentative plea deal.