Lyle Denniston looks at the reasoning behind reading a Miranda warning to a foreign terror suspect, and how such an act can help convict guilty suspects in a civilian court.
Five fun facts about the U.S. Mint. Can you guess who was on the first commemorative coin?
Our quest to pick the best presidential cabinet ever continues with a two-person vote to select your favorite person ever to head the Defense Department.
When Congress returns from its recess, the battle over gun control will focus on a single issue: expanded background checks. And for now, the odds seem stacked against background checks moving forward in the Senate.
In the latest round of Presidential Madness, take your pick between the winners of the top historical and modern secretaries of state.
Domestic drones that can track your movement in public places are on their way to local law enforcement officials, but some state lawmakers are moving on their own to stop them.
Is falsely shouting “bingo” just as bad as falsely shouting “fire” in a crowded theater? Or is it protected First Amendment speech?
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential Cabinet ever continues with two matchups involving vice presidents who played critical roles spanning more than two centuries.
Same-sex marriage polls have been hotly debated in recent days, but a review of 10 recent major surveys confirms a consensus public opinion in favor of such unions.