DC Circuit finds court-martial of military retirees constitutional
In a 2-1 vote, the D.C. Circuit ruled on Tuesday that it is constitutional for the military to court-martial retired servicemembers for post-retirement crimes.
Major US companies ask Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action
American companies have come to find that diversifying their workforce is not only socially responsible but financially beneficial. However, they are worried they may soon find a roadblock to diversity at the nation's highest court.
Stephen King takes stand for feds in antitrust trial over publishing merger
Testifying against his own book publisher, bestselling author Stephen King said Tuesday that it would stifle competition if Simon & Schuster is allowed to merge with its biggest rival, Penguin Random House.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds no-excuse mail-in voting
Upholding the legitimacy of a 2019 law that allows state residents to vote by mail without an excuse, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday stamped out a lower court’s determination that the legislation had been improperly introduced.
Defamation case against Alex Jones in Connecticut halted by bankruptcy filing
Jury selection in the Connecticut defamation case against radio personality and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ground to a halt Tuesday afternoon after the attorney representing Jones filed a notice that the case was removed to federal bankruptcy court.
Water use in California dips, but still short of Newsom’s goal
Californians used less water in June but are still falling short of the 15% mark set by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Mexico’s will to extradite Rafael Caro Quintero questioned after judge issues definitive suspension
The definitive suspension of the extradition of notorious drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero on Tuesday aroused suspicions that Mexico has no plans to send the “Narco of Narcos” to the United States any time soon.
Webb telescope captures images of chaotic Cartwheel Galaxy
The James Webb Space Telescope has peered back 500 million years to reveal new images of the aptly named Cartwheel Galaxy. The images released Tuesday shed light on the rare circumstance that created the galaxy's striking spoked-wheel shape.
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