The next state to legalize same-sex marriage may be Hawaii, where the state's Legislature will begin a special session on the issue Monday.
Lawsuit documents provide best records of those who perished on Vanderbilt Reef in 1918
German engine manufacturer will bear the costs of the vessel refits
The United States filed a court brief opposing the release of details concerning the surveillance requests they hand big tech companies in the U.S.
In the old days, treatment for kids incarcerated in a residential facility or detention center focused on changing their behavior. But these days, researchers are searching for better, long-term solutions.
The case is about a Native American girl who was adopted by a couple in South Carolina but who has been living with her biological father for more than a year and a half.
A special federal surveillance court has reaffirmed the constitutionality of a National Security Agency program that collects data about most of the nation's phone traffic. NPR's Larry Abramson reports that the court says the records of phone metadata are not protected by the Fourth Amendment.
The Obama administration will stop enforcing two sections of a law that lays out benefits for U.S. veterans. The sections define marriage as between a man and woman and deny legally married same-sex couples Veterans Affairs benefits like health care and disability payments.
Two months after she joined a landmark Supreme Court decision that the federal government must recognize gay marriages, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was officiating such a wedding.