An Indiana-based barge company lost its bid Monday to have the Supreme Court of the United States hear a case of first impression over whether the company was liable under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 for an oil spill caused by the tug boat operator.
The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies.
The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans.
A letter signed by at least 120 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school.
The U.S. Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.
New York’s attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity’s money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to promote his political fortunes during his run for the White House.
A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to respond to Maryland's request for a declaration that power plants in five upwind states are contributing to Maryland’s air quality problems.
New Jersey launched legal sports betting as Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off a new era of gambling in the state, making the first official bets on Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack in Oceanport near the Jersey Shore.