For future of voting rights, and the Senate, fate of filibuster looms large
Filibuster reform is a notoriously difficult undertaking but one Senate Democrats have on their agenda for January.
Biden will supply Americans with 500 million home tests to fight omicron
President Joe Biden announced new actions Tuesday to fight the omicron variant of the coronavirus, measures that include dispatching 500 million at-home tests to Americans, creating new federal testing sites and deploying 1,000 service members to hospitals across the county.
No prison time for man who brought knife to Capitol riot
An Indiana man who wore an armored vest to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 to “look cool” was sentenced to 36 months of probation on Tuesday, a significantly lighter sentence than the two months behind bars sought by prosecutors.
Great Resignation strains Colorado ski town economies during winter peak
Pandemic stresses have made mountain communities in Colorado even more unaffordable for frontline workers.
Experts: Newsom fired warning shot at Supreme Court with anti-gun pledge
While scoring political points along the way, the California governor has floated the idea of using gun control to pressure the high court to strike down Texas' effective ban on abortion.
Top EU court upholds law that balances compliance with sanctions and economic ruin
For a German telecom that makes half of its profits from U.S. business, the “risk of substantial economic loss” can be enough to trigger a loophole under an EU law that would otherwise let it carry on business with an entity like Bank Melli that has been sanctioned by the United States, the bloc's highest court ruled Tuesday.
EU court opens new doors for online libel suits across bloc
In a ruling that expands the possibility for libel lawsuits to be filed across the European Union, the bloc's top court on Tuesday said a Czech pornography company can bring suit in France against a Hungarian filmmaker for defamation.
For flights too late or too early, airlines owe compensation
Passengers whose flight times are moved up by more than an hour are eligible for financial compensation, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday, saying such cases require treating the flight as though it was canceled.