There’s a Supreme Court reform idea people like, if they know about it
Two in three Americans support limiting the tenure of Supreme Court justices, but the reform proposal still faces an uphill battle even as a bill sits ready for congressional action.
Parents fight to revive Zofran birth defect lawsuits
Hundreds of families whose children suffered birth defects after their mothers were prescribed Zofran for morning sickness urged the First Circuit on Tuesday to let them sue British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.
Marijuana decriminalization takes center stage at Senate hearing
To lock up for blazing up? That was the question among senators Tuesday as the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism considered legislation that would decriminalize weed at the federal level.
Montana rail authority leads push for new passenger service
More than 40 years have passed since travelers last rode the rails through southern Montana. Arguing that the time has come, Montanans are trying to drum up enough money and clout to revive the passenger line.
Alex Jones appears in Texas court for damages phase of Sandy Hook defamation case
A trial to determine how much Infowars host Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting kicked off Tuesday in Texas state court.
Vanessa Bryant cleared to tell jury officers destroyed evidence
Vanessa Bryant will be allowed to argue that LA County sheriff’s deputies destroyed evidence of photos they took and shared of her late husband and daughter’s remains at a helicopter crash site when her lawsuit goes to trial next month
Judge blocks enforcement of Indiana transgender sports ban
An Indiana federal judge on Tuesday blocked enforcement of a state law that bans transgender girls from playing on girls’ school sports teams.
Russia cuts gas to Europe, withdraws from International Space Station
The chasm between Russia and the West grew even wider on Tuesday after Moscow announced an unexpected large reduction in natural gas flows to the European Union and said it will withdraw from the International Space Station in two years.
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