Judge J. Michelle Childs: Another Favorite to Replace Breyer

Days after President Biden was sworn in last year, one of his top congressional allies went to the White House with the name of...

Democrats Can Seat a New Supreme Court Justice, Even if Republicans Unite in Opposition

WASHINGTON — Democrats could confirm a successor to Justice Stephen G. Breyer without any Republican support under Senate rules that shield a Supreme Court...

Redwood Forest in California Is Returned to Native Tribes

Tucked away in Northern California’s Mendocino County, the 523 acres of rugged forest is studded with the ghostlike stumps of ancient redwoods harvested during...

How the Omicron Surge Is Straining California’s Health Care Workers

Even as the number of new coronavirus cases appears to be tapering off in California, the situation at our hospitals remains dire.Operations are being...

Russia Steps Up Propaganda War Amid Ukraine Tensions

Follow our latest coverage of the Russia-Ukraine crisis.WASHINGTON — As the United States issued warnings last month about the Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders...

Dozens Are Reported Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Florida Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was searching for 39 people after the boat that was carrying them from the Bahamas capsized off the...

Alabama Redistricting Decision Reasserts Voting Rights Act

After years of court decisions battering the Voting Rights Act, a ruling in an Alabama redistricting case is reasserting the power of the 56-year-old...

Madison Cawthorn Challenge Raises the Question: Who Is an ‘Insurrectionist’?

Mr. Bopp, in an interview, declared the matter “the most frivolous case I’ve ever seen,” but allowed that what he called an “unethical” exploitation...

Melania Trump’s Auction of Hat Hit by Plunge in Cryptocurrency

Melania Trump’s much-discussed online auction, featuring a hat she wore at the White House during a 2018 visit by President Emmanuel Macron of France,...

U.S. to Bolster Europe’s Fuel Supply to Blunt Threat of Russian Cutoff

Russia provides about one-third of the gas and crude oil imported by the European Union. Last year, Russia provided about 128 billion cubic meters...