Attorney General Merrick B. Garland said on Monday that the Justice Department would continue to protect women who seek an abortion in Texas, days after…View More Justice Department Says U.S. Will ‘Protect’ Texas Women Seeking Abortions
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — With a khaki-clad leg propped up on a bench, hand on his hip, Senator Bernie Sanders was regaling the post-church Sunday…View More Back on the Trail, Sanders Campaigns for a Legislative Legacy
The anti-abortion movement in Texas won a major victory Thursday after a novel legal approach to banning abortion was not blocked by the Supreme Court,…View More Chaos in Texas as ‘Unprecedented’ Abortion Law Takes Effect
WASHINGTON — Abortion providers in Texas asked the Supreme Court on Monday to block a state law banning abortions in the state as early as…View More Supreme Court Asked to Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions
Due process matters, even for monstrous crimes. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania made that point clear on Wednesday when it reversed the 2018 conviction of…View More Opinion | Even Bill Cosby Deserves Due Process
Produced by ‘Sway’ Representative David Cicilline, Democrat of Rhode Island, is joining forces with Republicans like Ken Buck and Burgess Owens to push through a…View More Opinion | Is This the Big Tech Breakup We’ve Been Waiting For?
Tennessee approved a law this week that bans gender-confirming hormone treatment for prepubescent minors, the second state to enact such legislation affecting transgender youths. Gov.…View More Tennessee Bans Gender-Confirming Treatment for Prepubescent Minors
DOVER, Del. — Democratic lawmakers in Delaware have introduced a measure that would allow composting of human bodies as an alternative to burial or cremation.…View More Human composting legislation considered in Delaware
HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government on Tuesday introduced the final details of a push to drastically overhaul the city’s election system, including a…View More Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition
Prince Philip dead: Live updates as the nation mourns the Duke of Edinburgh Eamonn Holmes and Alex Beresford lead tributes to Prince Philip Queen starts…View More A New Unicorn Takes Shape
By Gillian Friedman More large companies have voiced their opposition to Republican-led efforts to restrict voting, this time in Texas. On Thursday, American Airlines and…View More American Airlines and Dell speak out against proposals in Texas to restrict voter access.
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill gutting a Civil War-era law that allowed residents to arrest one another, a move championed by…View More Georgia to Weaken Citizen’s Arrest Law Cited in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death
The United States has made some progress in reducing the shockingly large share of the population that lives behind bars, mostly by dialing back the…View More Opinion | Too Many People Are Locked Up for Small Thefts
WASHINGTON — If Democrats eliminate the filibuster, there is one senator who would have an outsized impact in the 50-50 chamber on issues that could…View More In Washington, Policy Revolves Around Joe Manchin. He Likes It That Way.