In ‘FUCT’ fashion brand case, justices avoid saying word

U.S. 04/15/19, 10:34

They managed not to say it.The Supreme Court's nine justices discussed a trademark case Monday involving a Los Angeles-based fashion brand spelled F-U-C-T. But the justices got through about an hour of arguments without saying the brand's name.The case has ...

Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

Politics 04/15/19, 08:37

Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. The candidates are spending too ...

Fighting clock, Alabama halts execution for evening

U.S. 04/12/19, 00:34

Fighting a ticking clock and an unresolved legal battle, Alabama on Thursday halted plans to execute an inmate saying there would not be time to carry out the lethal injection that evening even if a court stay was lifted. A federal ...

Inmate at center of landmark juvenile case up for parole

U.S. 04/11/19, 07:43

A Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling extending the hope of freedom to juvenile offenders sentenced to life without the possibility of parole will hear Thursday whether he'll finally get paroled after more than five ...

Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans

U.S. 04/09/19, 23:08

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade.Mississippi and Kentucky have passed laws that would ...

Slovak court considers banning parliamentary far right party

Europe 04/09/19, 12:08

Slovakia's Supreme Court is deciding whether to ban a parliamentary party for the first time in the country's history.The court listened Tuesday to a request that emanated from the country's prosecutor general to remove the far-right People's Party Our Slovakia ...

Book of Gorsuch speeches and writings out in September

Entertainment 04/03/19, 08:38

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has a collection of speeches, writings and eight original essays coming out this fall.Crown Forum, a conservative imprint at Penguin Random House, announced Wednesday that Gorsuch's "A Republic, If You Can Keep It" is scheduled ...

Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe

U.S. 04/03/19, 05:32

Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Abortion opponents in multiple states hope to ignite new legal battles that could prompt ...

: Most states’ sports betting revenue misses estimates

Sports 04/02/19, 12:29

When the Patriots won the Super Bowl again — and covered the spread, too — all of New England was delirious, with the possible exception of Rhode Island's tax collectors.The state's sportsbooks lost $2.35 million because, come on, really, who's ...

Update: Venezuela judge seeks to strip Guaido’s immunity

America 04/01/19, 16:17

The Latest on Venezuela's Crisis (all times local):5 p.m.Venezuela's chief justice is asking pro-government lawmakers to strip opposition leader Juan Guaido of immunity from prosecution.The request by Supreme Court Justice Maikel Moreno on Monday takes a further step toward prosecuting ...

Supreme Court nixes anti-abortion group’s appeal over videos

U.S. 04/01/19, 08:51

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from an anti-abortion group that surreptitiously recorded Planned Parenthood employees. The justices joined lower courts Monday in allowing Planned Parenthood's racketeering and other claims against the Center for Medical Progress to proceed. Two members of ...

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