On Tuesday, House Democrats — in their first move since taking the majority — introduced a measure that would expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms to tighten the nation’s gun laws. House Speaker Nancy
Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee woman who was convicted as a teenager of killing a man while she said she was a sex trafficking victim, was granted clemency Monday by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Haslam said the decision
The Supreme Court said that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month. Ginsburg was not on the bench as the
Authorities say that a suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan early Sunday, killing all six people. The southbound pickup truck being driven
A 20-year-old man was arrested late Saturday in the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was killed in a drive-by shooting while sitting in the backseat of her mother’s car in Houston last month, police said.