The Supreme Court has placed a hold on a 2013 Texas law that was threatening to close most of the state's clinics that perform abortions.
Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods was in Ketchikan District Court last week to face 20 counts of late fish tickets.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Tuesday's appeals court decision that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada.
The Supreme Court's new term will not include any cases that might decide the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S., a development that comes after many lower and appeals courts have ruled against states' bans on gay marriage.
"This bill is a step in the right direction — it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself," Brown said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."
Back in school, did you ever fudge the spacing on a report to meet the teacher's page-length requirement?
The case of a Belgian man who sees himself as a threat to society — and wants to die — is putting new focus on Belgium's health care and justice system, as well as its laws allowing euthanasia.
Silver Maake to be sentenced Nov. 12 for injuring his cousin who was a passenger in the high speed crash.
Bucking a long judicial trend, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Louisiana's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.
Louisiana's new abortion law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital.