A measure in the House could alter how millions of Americans receive their mail, as Congress debates using its constitutional powers to help cut costs at the United States Postal Service yet again.
Three recent polls show that Americans have on-going concerns about government surveillance of their communications, and mixed feelings about trading privacy for security concerns.
While much of the world is following Edward Snowden’s asylum case in Russia, another asylum case in Tennessee involving a home-schooling family is getting a lot of attention, too.
The Commission on Political Reform held on Tuesday its second in a series of National Conversations on American Unity in partnership with the National Constitution Center and USA TODAY in Philadelphia.
Lyle Denniston looks at which court system could ultimately decide Detroit’s financial future after its bankruptcy filing.
Should Americans be allowed to directly elect a president, or does the Electoral College represent the best way to fairly select a leader? Let us know what you think in our continuing debate about the Next 10 Amendments to the Constitution.
The story of a new heir in Great Britain has Americans abuzz about royalty again. But there are few signs than anyone in the former Colonies wants the monarchy back, for some good historical reasons.
The latest legal defeat for big TV broadcasters against the start-up company Aereo could lead to a Supreme Court showdown over your ability to get free television signals.
Can the police really take photos of your car’s license plates and store them for years in a database? A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union is sparking a broader debate about the idea, which has potential Fourth Amendment ramifications.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems poised for a big win in elections this weekend as his ruling party is closer to a controversial goal: rewriting its American-based constitution to allow for an active military force.