Posted on · The Supreme Court upheld the most aggressive voter-purge law in the country. If a voter doesn't respond to mailings or hasn't voted in two consecutive elections, they are kicked off the rolls.
Posted on · Emails and memos show Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross overruled Census Bureau concerns and was urged to exclude noncitizens from census numbers used to reallocate congressional seats.
Posted on · Authorities ordered evacuations of rescue workers and nearby villages on Friday because of dangerous flows of lava, ash and toxic gases from Fuego, which erupted Sunday, killing at least 109 people.
Posted on · Prosecutors are formally charging former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a man they call a Russian co-conspirator with trying to obstruct justice by allegedly suborning perjury.
Posted on · In a response to the Trump administration's request to dismiss the suit, Judge Dana Sabraw ruled that the "wrenching separation" of children from parents may violate their right to due process.
Posted on · The lava entered Green Lake at 10 a.m. local time and had evaporated all the water by 3 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Posted on · Guns are the most common method used for suicide, accounting for the deaths of almost half the people who kill themselves, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study finds.
Posted on · It says last year, 10.1 percent of the workforce was independent contractors, down from 10.7 percent in 2005. Those figures appear to go against other surveys showing huge growth in contract work.
Posted on · Hurricanes are moving more slowly than they used to. That means storms are dumping more rain and doing more damage when they make landfall, as Hurricane Harvey did when it lingered over Houston.
Posted on · Alice Marie Johnson was released hours after the president issued the order. She was in prison for more than 20 years for a first-time drug conviction. Kim Kardashian West had pushed for her release.
Posted on · The party's chances of taking back the House were helped, especially with apparent results in California. That, plus four other takeaways from Tuesday night's elections in eight states.
Posted on · Two explosions from the Fuego volcano have left surrounding villages blanketed in thick ash. Many people are missing and thousands have been displaced from their homes.