As an appeals court judge, Judge Barrett has issued opinions that have reflected those of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia, but with few of his occasional liberal rulings.
President Trump’s pick was leaked, 24 hours before an expected announcement. Conservatives and anti-abortion activists praised the news. Here’s the latest.
For years, the conservative movement has been searching for someone who could lead American jurisprudence to the right with the kind of intellectual rigor that conservatives say made Justice Antonin Scalia so effective for decades.
He reveres custom and recognizes the courts’ essential role in shaping a policy agenda. Those dual instincts have perhaps never been in greater conflict as they are in this Supreme Court fight.
Lauren Boebert, a Glock-packing newcomer to politics, upset a Republican incumbent, but increasing scrutiny and a well-funded challenger have made her a top target for Democrats.
Voters are facing a deluge of misinformation about voting by mail, some prompted by the president. Here’s a guide to those false claims.
The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists planned an event nearby.
When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter.
The population boomed in Winhall, Vt., as people tried to get away from Covid-19 hot spots. Bear complaints are up. Plumbers are booked until Christmas. And the dump is “sheer pandemonium.”
In analyzing footage involving fatalities or accusations of brutality, the Visual Investigations unit pursues the truth, frame by frame.
Drug company workers, government officials and others have been injected outside the usual testing process. More will be soon, bewildering experts who worry about potential ill effects.
President Trump’s refusal on Wednesday to commit to a peaceful transfer of power enraged Democrats. Here’s the latest.