Replacing Scalia with another pro-life justice would likely have had no impact on the ruling. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defied the laws of mathematics on Thursday, claiming that he could have turned around the Supreme Court’s 5-3 abortion ruling by nominating a pro-life justice to replace Antonin Scalia. Show More Summary
Read an excerpt from Ambassador Chas W. Freeman's new book "America's Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East," which features a large section on U.S. foreign policy in Israel and Palestine, and the bungling thereof.
His characterization of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians is likely to cause tensions with Turkey. He was not expected to use the term but then ad-libbed it into his prepared remarks.
Stanley was one of the early leaders of bluegrass music, and enjoyed an unexpectedly broad following after he sang "Oh, Death" in the film Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou.
A California jury has ruled that the members of Led Zeppelin did not steal the melody that opens a seminal song in rock history.
Beijing's intellectual property authorities have ruled that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus too closely resemble a smartphone by the Chinese company Shenzhen Baili.
About 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo that reportedly calls for targeted military strikes to push Bashar Assad toward the negotiating table.
Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.
Long before the boom of the California's tech scene, Perkins in 1972 co-founded a prominent venture capital firm, and used a new approach to investment.
Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces the most serious charge related to Freddie Gray's death in 2015, heads to court in Baltimore on Thursday. Two trials of other officers ended without convictions.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday is announcing new proposed regulations which aim to stop some predatory lending practices.
Usually in nature, the females choose the males they mate with. But researchers say a type of male orb-weaving spider selects the female — which will cannibalize him afterward.
The Brazos River has already reached record levels and forced hundreds of people west of Houston to evacuate. Weather experts predict 4 to 5 more inches of rain around Houston through the weekend.
One recommendation for dealing with reporters: "Remember, courtesy gets you a long way." The documents were released Tuesday by a federal judge in California.
French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation's strict labor code. The country's largest union is fiercely opposed.
The Pentagon says it is assessing the results of its attack on Mullah Akhtar Mansour. The man was a divisive figure within the Taliban, and the Afghan government saw him as an obstacle to peace.
It was stolen from Florence, Italy, and replaced with a fake, which went unnoticed for two decades. Researchers have proved that a document found in the Library of Congress is the stolen letter.
On April 30, this writer told you about the widening rift among the adult children of the late Frank Zappa and how the rift relates to Frank’s widow, Gail, and the way that Ahmet Zappa is continuing her questionable business practices in the wake of her demise last October. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, 17 former ministers publicly denounced the entrenched sexism of French society — particularly politics. The open letter comes after a week of intense national debate on the topic.
Last week, the Department of Justice said the "bathroom bill" violates the Civil Rights Act, and gave the state until Monday to respond. The state then filed a lawsuit against the DOJ.