Most US adults say don't ban race in college admissions but role should be small: AP-NORC poll
Roughly 63% said the Supreme Court should not block colleges from considering race or ethnicity in their admission systems, but people were more likely to say grades and standardized test scores should be significant factors.
Supreme Court rules in favor of 94-year-old woman who got nothing when Hennepin County took her condo
A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday gave a 94-year-old Minneapolis woman a new chance to recoup some money after the county kept the entire $40,000 when it sold her condominium over a small unpaid tax bill.
Supreme Court rejects challenge to California pork law mandating more space for pigs
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a California animal cruelty law that affects the pork industry, ruling that the case was properly dismissed by lower courts. Pork producers had said that the law could force industry-wide changes and raise the cost of bacon and other pork products nationwide.
Report: GOP billionaire paid tuition for child raised by Justice Clarence Thomas
The revelation of tuition payments made by Dallas billionaire Harlan Crow is the latest example of Crow's generosity to Thomas and his family that has raised questions about Thomas' ethics and disclosure requirements more generally.
Minneapolis woman's home seized by county; US Supreme Court to hear arguments Wednesday
Geraldine Tyler, now 94, lost her one-bedroom condo in Minneapolis over $2,300 in unpaid taxes, plus interest and penalties. Hennepin County sold the apartment for $40,000 and kept every penny.
Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill mifepristone for now
The Supreme Court has preserved women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion, rejecting lower-court restrictions while a lawsuit continues.
Supreme Court Justice Roberts asked to testify on court ethics amid Justice Thomas luxury gifts scandal
Supreme Court Justice John Roberts is being asked to testify to Congress as scrutiny mounts around Justice Clarence Thomas.
The Supreme Court fight over abortion pill mifepristone: What's next?
What is mifepristone, how did this case get to the Supreme Court, and what could happen next? Here's what you need to know.
Supreme Court moves to temporarily extend access to abortion pill
The justices are still considering whether to allow restrictions on mifepristone to take effect while a legal challenge to the medication’s FDA approval continues. In an order signed by Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday, the court indicated it will act by Friday night.
Supreme Court hears Christian mail carrier's religious tolerance case
The Supreme Court is being asked to decide under what circumstances businesses must accommodate the needs of religious employees.
Supreme Court temporarily keeps FDA abortion pill rules in place
The Supreme Court has temporarily kept in place federal rules for use of an abortion drug, while it more fully considers the issues raised in a court challenge.
Justice Clarence Thomas says he didn't have to disclose luxury trips funded by GOP megadonor
Thomas has accepted luxury trips from GOP megadonor Harlan Crow nearly every year for more than two decades.
Supreme Court hears arguments about Biden's student loan forgiveness plan
The Biden administration says 26 million people have applied and 16 million have been approved to have up to $20,000 in federal student loans forgiven.
Student loan forgiveness to go before Supreme Court: The arguments explained
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over Biden’s student debt relief plan, which impacts millions of borrowers who could see their loans wiped away or reduced.
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
What is Section 230, the rule that made the modern internet?
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Gonzalez v. Google, challenges Section 230 — namely whether tech companies are liable for the material posted on their platforms.
Dueling abortion rights protests held in San Francisco
Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco was taken over by thousands of anti-abortion protesters on Saturday afternoon for this year's March for Life. It marked the first time the annual event has been held since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June.
Supreme Court says it's been unable to find abortion opinion leaker
The Supreme Court said Thursday it has not determined who leaked a draft of the court's opinion overturning abortion rights, but that the investigation continues.
Biden administration unveils defense of student loan forgiveness plan at Supreme Court
The Biden administration launched its defense of its student loan forgiveness plan before the Supreme Court. Here’s how to lower your student loan monthly payments.
Bay Area reacts to bipartisan support for same-sex marriage 'Respect for Marriage Act' protections
Landmark legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage rights is expected to be signed by President Biden after the House joined the Senate in passing the Respect for Marriage Act with bipartisan support.