Employees Cannot Be Fired for Being LGBT, Supreme Court Says
The Supreme Court considered cases involving three individuals who say they were fired from their jobs for being either gay or transgender.
Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Burn Down Black Church
"Our office takes seriously any threat to the lives and well-being of our fellow citizens," the top federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia said.
Trump Addresses West Point Grads as Military Faces Questions of Politics
Ahead of Trump's speech, hundreds of West Point graduates penned an open letter to the academy's class of 2020 warning of the tumult of contemporary politics.
Amy McGrath Outraises Mitch McConnell as Primary Race Heats Up
McGrath's campaign now has $19.3 million in cash on hand, compared to the McConnell campaign's war chest totaling $15.4 million.
Appeals Court Signals Reluctance to Dismiss Michael Flynn Case
The three-judge panel suggested it might be inappropriate for them to force the hand of the trial court, at least for now, before the judge issued his ruling on the motion to dismiss.
Will Social Unrest Muddy Presidential Polls?
"It's really important to understand that it's only June, and most people aren't paying attention to an election coming up in November," one pollster observed.
Court-Appointed Advocate Calls Decision to Drop Flynn Case 'Gross Abuse'
Sidney Powell, a high-profile legal commentator often appearing on Fox News and member of Flynn's legal team, called Gleeson's claims "predictable and wrong."
Cuomo Says Trump Pouring 'Gasoline on the Fire' With Tweet
The video of Buffalo police officers shoving Martin Gugino went viral last week, leading to widespread condemnation of the incident.
NYC Comptroller Calls on Mayor to Strip NYPD of Press Pass Responsibility
"The NYPD is exactly the wrong agency to be endowed with the critical task of safeguarding our rights as New Yorkers," Comptroller Scott Stringer said.
Judge Blocks Denver Police from Using Pepper Spray, Blasts Department
"The time is past to rely solely on the good faith and discretion of the Denver Police Department," the judge wrote, adding that the department "has failed in its duty to police its own."
Maryland Cyclist Arrested for Assaulting Teens Over George Floyd Flyers Captured in Viral Video
Court records show that Anthony Brennan was released from police custody after posting bond Saturday morning.
Police Tactics Under New Scrutiny as Violence Rages Across Country
In 2015, 985,300 United States residents experienced a non-lethal use of force by police or a threatened use of force.
More Than 50 People Arrested on Federal Charges During Floyd Protests
"While many have peacefully expressed their anger and grief, others have hijacked protests to engage in lawlessness, violent rioting and arson," Barr said at a press conference.
What to Know About Lindsey Graham's Investigation Into the Russia Probe
Graham's probe kicked off in earnest Wednesday when the Judiciary Committee heard the testimony of the former official who appointed Robert Mueller.
Rod Rosenstein Says Russia Investigation Was Not a 'Hoax'
"I have confidence in Mr. Mueller's integrity," former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified Wednesday.
Judges' Political Pay to Play System Hurts People Who Can't Afford Lawyers
"Anecdotal evidence we have collected suggests indigent defense counsel often 'buy' case assignments by providing campaign donations," the study said.
Vice President Pence Threatens to Hold China 'Accountable' for COVID-19
The vice president further accused the World Health Organization of being China's "willing partner" in its reported concealment of COVID-19 information.
China Tells Countries to Stop 'Meddling' in Proposed Hong Kong Security Law
In a joint statement, spokespersons for the U.K., Canada and Australia said they were "deeply concerned" by new security legislation.
Councilman Says New York Governor Easing Gathering Restrictions 'Shocking'
The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the governor Friday for penalizing "New Yorkers who wish to engage in protest activity but are barred from doing so."
Trump Administration Slaps 24 Chinese Companies With New Trade Restrictions
This is the second move from the Department of Commerce in the past week to clamp down on U.S. exports to China.
NYC Man Accused of Scheme to Obtain $20M in COVID-19 Small Business Loans
A criminal complaint approved by federal prosecutors outlines six charges against Muge Ma, including wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a bank.
Iran's Leader is 'Echoing Hitler's Call for Genocide,' Mike Pompeo Says
The Anti-Defamation League, a U.S. non-profit, has long named Iran as a premier backer of global anti-Semitism.
Russia Uses Open Skies Treaty to Identify Bombing Targets, U.S. Tells NATO
In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the purposes of targeting it with "conventionally-armed, precision-guided weapons."
President Donald Trump Threatened Michigan for Sending Ballot Applications
"The Secretary of State, like so many other organizations, has the authority to send out voter applications to all voters," one official told Newsweek.
China Will 'Nuke Bomb' Apple Over Huawei Penalties: State Media
The Chinese government may enforce several "countermeasures" against U.S. companies in retaliation for the Trump administration's plans to crack down on shipments of semiconductors to Huawei from chipmakers worldwide.
FDA Warns Two Websites Against Marketing Zinc, Herbal Remedies for COVID-19
There are "no drugs or other therapeutics presently approved" to combat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the CDC.
Advocates Decry Georgia Supreme Court's Decision Undermining Elections
In a 6-2 decision on Thursday, the Supreme Court decided that the upcoming June election for a seat on the high court need not be held.
Judge Stops Oklahoma Company's Sales of Colloidal Silver as COVID-19 Remedy
The law prohibits, among other things, the sale of unapproved new drugs or drugs that do not bear adequate directions for use.
Pompeo Condemns China's Attempts to Steal Coronavirus Research Data
China's "behavior in cyberspace is an extension of its counterproductive actions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic," Pompeo said.
Whistleblower Bright Warns 'Window is Closing' to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
In a whistleblower complaint filed in early May, Bright alleged that he was reassigned in retaliation for his reluctance to promote an unproven drug to treat COVID-19.