The Supreme Court spent a second day hearing arguments about another potential ruling on same-sex marriage, as it considers the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Early reports indicate a tense court room and more attention on Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
This week marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment.
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential Cabinet ever continues with two matchups involving the men who led America through war and peace.
The stunning decision in Italy on Tuesday to retry American citizen Amanda Knox for murder has some people crying foul. But could Knox be protected by the U.S. Constitution?
Early reports about today’s Supreme Court hearing on California’s Proposition 8 indicate a potential June ruling may let a lower-court decision stand in the same-sex marriage case.
For the second time, a member of Congress is proposing rule changes that would let lawmakers telecommute to Washington and pass laws without meeting face to face. But is that in the best interests of voters?
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential cabinet ever continues with a heavyweight battle among six modern secretaries of state. Round 2 begins today.
Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, celebrated its third anniversary on Saturday, but the controversial law’s biggest challenge is still on the horizon.