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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Has a Plan to Overturn Roe v. Wade

12 days ago   |   Newsweek

McConnell said his "most important pro-life accomplishment" was the "ushering of judges through" and pointed specifically to his decision not to fill Justice Antonin Scalia's...
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Who Cares About the Supreme Court's ‘Legitimacy'?

14 days ago   |   NY Times

Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.
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McConnell's office clarifies: It's only okay to block a Supreme Court nominee you don't like

McConnell's office clarifies: It's only okay to block a Supreme Court nominee you don't like

22 days ago   |   Think Progress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who blocked Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court in 2016, reaffirmed on Tuesday that he would happily ram through...
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McConnell: 'We'd fill' any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

22 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year's election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP...
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McConnell says he'd confirm Supreme Court justice in election year

22 days ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland following the sudden death of Justice...
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Congress Should End a ‘Harsh and Unfair' Rule That Blocks Troops From Court

29 days ago   |   NY Times

A 1950 Supreme Court decision makes it impossible for service members to recover damages from the government for negligence or misconduct they suffer while serving.
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Justices Split Over the Power of Precedent

1 month ago   |   NY Times

In a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court overruled a 40-year-old decision on states' rights and prompted fears that other precedents are at risk.
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The RBG Election

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

With Joe Biden's entry into the Democratic presidential race last week, there are now at least 20 candidates vying to challenge President Donald Trump next November. They run a...
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What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Can the Trump administration add a citizenship question? The answer will be a test of the court's politicization.
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The absolute worst case scenario in the Supreme Court's new anti-LGBTQ cases

The absolute worst case scenario in the Supreme Court's new anti-LGBTQ cases

1 month ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would hear three cases questioning whether federal civil rights laws permit employers to fire workers because of their sexual...
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'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name

The popular "Jeopardy!" host publicly announced the diagnosis of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March. He's since said he's in near-remission . Read more ...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic dispute

Several officers were on a domestic disturbance call, helping a woman collect her belongings and leave, when the gunfire began. Read more ...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as highest grossing film

"Endgame" is the second-highest grossing film of all time, with $2.743 billion in box office sales. That's about $44 million behind the sci-fi epic "Avatar." Read more ...

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year. Read more ...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double murder

There's a lot to look back on in history for June 20. Here are a couple of notable moments. Read more ...

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says the downing of a US drone over its territory was a “clear message” to Washington, proving Tehran will react strongly to any... Read more ...

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Former Vice President Joe Biden is under fire from rivals in the democratic presidential race, after he reminisced about working together with segregationist senators in the 1970s. Read more ...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual 'direct listing'

Shares of Slack shot up more than 50% within moments of beginning trading on the public markets Thursday. The workplace chap app listed shares via an unusual direct listing on... Read more ...

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

Amid disputes over the authenticity of reports that Iran shot down a US drone, US President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday with a clear message: “Iran made a very big... Read more ...