By BRANDI BUCHMAN
The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened a probe into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch for her possible role in thwarting the FBI from investigating Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign.
By CHRISTOPHER VONDRACEK
In its third week, the defamation trial between South Dakota-based Beef Products Inc. and ABC News revolved around disputes over a beef byproduct’s taste, color and terminology.
By BARBARA LEONARD
A man who faces deportation after pleading guilty to drug charges won relief Friday from the Supreme Court, with the justices ruling 6-2 that he was prejudiced by bad legal advice.
By KEVIN LESSMILLER
The Supreme Court on Friday ruled 5-3 that a Wisconsin family’s adjacent, commonly owned properties must be considered a single parcel of land for the purpose of analyzing the local government’s taking of the property.
By BRITAIN EAKIN
While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scrambles to secure the votes he will need to pass the Senate’s health care bill as early as next week, experts weighed-in Friday on how it could affect provisions of the Affordable Care Act that expanded coverage for more Americans.
By DAN MCCUE
The U.S. Supreme Court Friday held the district courts are the appropriate venue to hear federal workers’ appeals of adverse employment actions, rejecting arguments that the law requires a bifurcated procedure.
A federal panel is considering protections for deep-sea corals in the Atlantic Ocean that would impact commercial fishing interests off New England.
By ROBERT KAHN
The late, great Sidney Bechet said in his autobiography that unhappy people blame the world for their problems, but most of them are just mad at themselves. Even some great musicianers were like that, the man said.
By DAN MCCUE
Sales of new homes rebounded in May, led by strong sales gains in the South and West, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
Today’s top CNS stories, including:
- The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened a probe into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch for her possible role in thwarting the FBI from investigating Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign.
- A day after Senate Republicans unveiled their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, experts weighed-in on how it could affect real Americans.
- French movie director and writer Luc Besson denies that he has anything to do with a new digital media series that its creators are marketing as his idea, and more.
By KEVIN KOENINGER
Seven months after his first trial ended in a hung jury, a new set of Ohio jurors also deadlocked Friday in the murder retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who shot and killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose two years ago.
By LOWELL NEUMANN NICKEY
A defense attorney for Philadelphia’s indicted top prosecutor struggled at trial Friday to put a legal spin on the gifts his client never reported receiving from wealthy benefactors.
By JON PARTON
A federal judge slapped Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach with a $1,000-fine Friday for misleading the court about the nature of the documents he was holding while photographed at a November meeting with President Donald Trump.
By HELEN CHRISTOPHI
Despite multiple orders directing Uber to hand over evidence in a trade secrets brawl with Google spinoff Waymo involving driverless car technology, attorneys for both companies were back in court Friday debating which documents Uber must share.
By ZACK HUFFMAN
A group of lenders that hold $1.57 billion of J. Crew’s debt claim in court that the clothing line violated its loan agreement by shifting branding rights to a foreign subsidiary.