The Ferguson, Mo., City Council approved the majority of a settlement with the Justice Department Tuesday that would reform courts and policing systems.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Just before the New Hampshire primary results came in Tuesday, the Supreme Court reminded us of the some of the actual policy stakes this presidential election. Five justices put a hold on the core of President Obama’s climate change plan, pending an appeals court challenge. If the litigation drags on and the […]
As I wrote earlier today, there is nothing good to be said about the U.S. Supreme Court decision today that halted the implementation of the President’s Clean Power Plan. The decision is a huge blow to the President’s climate agenda, it’s a setback for the Paris Agreement and it is a bad sign that the […]
Six unnamed women sued the University of Tennessee in federal court Tuesday, alleging numerous Title IX violations by the school, an adjudication process heinously biased against victims, and a pattern of sexual assault by male athletes. Read more...
Future's recent comments about Ciara prompted his ex-fiancée and the mother of his son to slap him with a $15 million defamation lawsuit The "Goodies" singer filed a lawsuit Monday in Georgia's Fulton County Superior Court accusing the...Show More Summary
The agreement, negotiated by the city of Ferguson, Mo., and the Justice Department, was estimated to cost the city more than $2 million per year. City council altered the plan to reduce that cost.
The current headline on the Los Angeles Times reads “Supreme Court deals blow to Obama by putting his climate change rules on hold.” Wrong interpretation again, young ostriches of the media. Today’s 5-4 decision by the Supreme CourtShow More Summary
In what could be described as nothing less than a “Hail Mary” attempt to block the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, the coal states have scored. In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to delay the carbon reduction plan’s implementation until it can be heard in [...]
AMERICA’S most ambitious effort to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants is in danger. On February 9th the Supreme Court, divided 5-4 along partisan lines, stymied the Clean Power Plan: a move that surprised many. Barack Obama’s...Show More Summary
FORT WORTH, Texas — Tonya Couch won’t have to pay Tarrant County $3,177.93 in travel expenses for her extradition from Los Angeles to Fort Worth last month, according to court records. Couch’s bond conditions were amended Friday. Couch — whose son, Ethan Couch, was transferred Friday to...
Tuesday night’s Boston College-North Carolina game featured a very scary moment, when UNC head coach Roy Williams collapsed on the sideline, and was helped off the court to the locker room. Williams, who has dealt with vertigo in the...Show More Summary
The shocking decision by the five conservative Supreme Court justices to "stay" EPA's carbon regulations does not, by itself, destroy what's left of the Court's reputation -- or even doom the EPA's Clean Power Plan. The post Will John Roberts Destroy His Reputation And A Livable Climate At The Same Time? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A pimp accused of terrorizing women was convicted of sex trafficking and promoting prostitution in Manhattan Supreme Court.
Today, the US Supreme Court turned the US's promise to fight climate change into a solid maybe. The post The Supreme Court May Have Nuked the Paris Climate Deal appeared first on WIRED.
While the votes were coming in throughout New Hampshire declaring him the victor of the statewide first-in-the-nation primary, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders relaxed on a basketball court.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 half-page order, dealt the Obama Administration a big blow today by preventing its Clean Power Plan from going into effect until the case can be heard on its merits. We know from the order that the Court split in the usual way, with the four more liberal members of the Court […]
Robert Lewis, who has Down Syndrome, is the team manager for the basketball team of Franklin Road Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. In the final minutes of a game against the University School of Nashville, he stepped onto the court to play. Show More Summary
By Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat climate change. Show More Summary
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals has temporarily halted the desertion case against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off an outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, while it considers a dispute between the sides about how to handle classified information.
The Massachusetts courts turned down a lawsuit from independent creators that claim Marvel took their designs.