The National Organization for Marriage — an organization that lost big when the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage — is launching an ad campaign in South Carolina asking voters there to “Dump Trump.” Their reason for going after 2016 GOP presidential front-runner...
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court said on Friday that opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul, will have to face trial in a case involving the alleged misuse of party funds, but exempted them from appearing in court.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's Supreme Court has directed all the country's states to formulate a uniform policy to provide compensation to victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault, saying such aid was crucial for a survivor's rehabilitation.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Supreme Court approved President Nicolas Maduro's "economic emergency" decree on Thursday, setting up a showdown after the Venezuelan Congress rejected the measure last month.
As the dust settles around the earth-shattering results of the New Hampshire primary, in which Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders each scored massive victories, no one seems to be asking the important questions, like how dare Carly Fiorina pay homeless people to vote for her?
SCOTUS' decision against the Clean Power Plan highlights how massively important 2016 is for climate change policy
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Former El Salvador President Mauricio Funes will face a civil trial after he was not able to verify the source of more than $700,000 found in his personal bank accounts, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- Climate change isn't getting much play in presidential politics, but the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an astonishing reminder of the fractious politics of environmental justice -- and the stakes for who next occupies...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's climate agenda Tuesday evening by putting his flagship greenhouse gas emissions rules on hold. In a 5-4 ruling, the justices granted the stay in response to a lawsuits by coal companies and two dozen coal-reliant states. Show More Summary
A clothing salesman on trial for the serial slayings of three New York City shopkeepers has been convicted of murder. Jurors deliberated for less than half an hour Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn before finding Salvatore Perrone guilty of three counts of murder. A police detective testified the...
Fitch said in a press release that the decision by the US Supreme Court to temporarily block implementing the regulations of the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by President Barack Obama in August, benefits power generators and coal-dominant utilities.
By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams “We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action,” says EPA spokesperson.
A man who strangled a Brooklyn woman before cutting off her fingertips and dumping her body in Jamaica Bay was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Charles Wright plead guilty in January to murdering Shaniqua Davis inside her East New York apartment following an argument in July 2014....
In the midst of her concession speech on Tuesday night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pivoted to a seemingly impromptu aside about Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend unlimited sums electioneering. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court of Sweden has yet to decide on whether Sharia Law can be applied to prenuptial agreements in the country, according to the Swedish newspaper Fria Tider.
A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming – meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide the legality of strict Texas abortion restrictions, women’s healthcare providers have launched a campaign across the state trying to win support to keep their clinics open. On Tuesday, one of the plaintiffs in the suit, Whole Woman’s Health,...
A pimp accused of terrorizing women was convicted of sex trafficking and promoting prostitution in Manhattan Supreme Court.