US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law.
N.C. Governor: Transgender Bathroom Use "Now A National Issue"Governor says he hopes other states will join North Carolina in court as it fights the Justice Department's position that the Civil Rights Act requires that transgender people be allowed to access facilities matching their gender identities.
Reports Shows Drop In Overall Crime At U.S. SchoolsThe latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.
Halliburton, Baker Hughes Abandon $34B MergerThe Justice Department says two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger.
Microsoft Suit Is Latest Tech Clash With U.S. Over PrivacyAs we live more of our lives online, the companies we trust with our digital secrets are increasingly clashing with authorities who want access to the messages, pictures, financial records and other data we accumulate in electronic form.
Elderly Texas Man Sentenced To 20 Years After Child Porn ConvictionA 76-year-old Mesquite man has been sentenced to 240 months in federal prison, after pleading guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography. Robert Lloyd admitted that he had collected child pornography for 30 years.
Travelers File Suit Vs. Two N. Texas Airlines Over High AirfaresThis comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.
Feds Appeal Texas Judge's Rule Change Blocking Gay-Couple's Medical Benefits The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a federal judge in Texas' temporarily blocking federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.
Judge: Sanctions Possible In Obama Immigration Court CaseA federal judge who has blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action suggested on Thursday that he could order sanctions against the Justice Department.
Fort Worth Among Cities Chosen For Project On Curbing Racial BiasFort Worth is in a group of six U.S. cities that will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities.
Judge Orders Hearing On Allegations In Immigration LawsuitThe judge who blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration has ordered the Justice Department to answer allegations that the government misled him about part of the plan.
Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama's Immigration ActionThe U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.