WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings began Monday morning and will continue over the next few mornings. Judge Barrett is expected to be present at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions.…
Attorney General William Barr trashed the so-called resistance movement and mocked Senate Democrats -- as well as the Oscar-nominated movie "Vice" -- in a marathon speech Friday evening that affirmed his credentials as a staunch defender of p
A police officer detained and cited a man eating a sandwich on a San Francisco train platform, a confrontation captured on a viral video.
As Justice John Paul Stevens returns to the Supreme Court for the final time to lie in repose, he will be accompanied by about 80 of his former clerks, 12 of whom will serve as honorary pallbearers as others line the steps of the marble building as his casket arrives.
Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman became a symbol of strength for survivors as she spoke out against her abuser Larry Nassar last year. Now she's standing with women who accuse former USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct.
The White House may seek to prevent former White House counsel Don McGahn from complying with a subpoena issued by the House Judiciary Committee that demands his cooperation in its probe into potential obstruction of justice, CNN has learned.
Justice Clarence Thomas said over the weekend he is not planning on retiring from the Supreme Court.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will bar chaplains, ministers and spiritual advisers from execution chambers in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling last week that halted the execution of an inmate who sought to have his Buddhist spiritual adviser in the death chamber.
The Justice Department has formally asked a federal judge to send Maria Butina back to Russia after she is sentenced, which is scheduled for late April.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is returning to teaching law, joining the faculty of George Mason University's law school as a visiting professor.
The FDA advised consumers not to use three Claire's brand cosmetic products after tests found they contained asbestos.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday to participate in the regular closed-door conference meeting among the nine justices, the court announced.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recovery from surgery is "on track" but she will miss oral arguments next week, the Supreme Court announced Friday. Ginsburg is still recuperating from surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from her lungs.
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Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok told CNN on Monday he will press the UN Security Council to expand the list of those who should face international sanctions for human trafficking.
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, told Republican Sen. Susan Collins he agreed that Roe v. Wade is settled law, Collins told reporters Tuesday.
St. Paul's Cathedral in Pittsburgh was about half-full at 8 a.m. mass on Sunday morning when Rev. Kris Stubna stepped up to the altar to deliver his homily.
A 16-year-old girl is home with her family after a postal carrier saved her from sex trafficking.
In a dizzying span over the past few months, some of the nation's most frustratingly unsolvable cold cases have suddenly been, well, solved.
The shocking video of the brazen attack on the streets of Paris went viral, and also opened up a national discussion about the sexual harassment women face.
Cases of self-defense aren't always simple -- especially in states with a "stand your ground" law.
Republicans said Friday there are still outstanding records requests that the Justice Department has not satisfied in the House Republican dispute with DOJ, according to three sources briefed on the mater.
Two senior Justice Department officials from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's office were seen by CNN entering the special counsel's office in DC on Thursday afternoon, and a Justice official tells CNN their meetings are more frequent occurrences than previously known.
One of the Department of Justice attorneys who withdrew from an ongoing case over the Affordable Care Act just before the government said it would no longer defend the law has resigned.