Recent Articles from The Washington Post News Service & Syndicate
In late 1972, while drafting the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, Justice Harry Blackmun asked fellow Justice William Brennan to review a section in the opinion concerning the Roman Catholic Church.
Even as it is beset by gun violence, Chicago likes to claim it has some of the strictest gun laws in the country.
A Colorado Republican senator believes President Donald Trump will support a bipartisan congressional effort to give states autonomy over their marijuana laws – even though it would put the White House in direct conflict with its Justice Department.
Southwest Airline's first passenger fatality is still costing the company money and expected to drag down sales well into the summer travel season.
Maryland prison officials are limiting access to books for thousands of inmates in state-run facilities in the latest effort to reduce drug smuggling.
Michigan State University has agreed to pay $500 million to more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, the university announced Wednesday.
In a striking concurring opinion that was cheered by the chimps' advocates, one judge wrote that the legal question at the heart of the case – whether all animals are mere property or things – is far from settled.
Federal prison officials abruptly reversed a controversial policy Thursday that had made it harder and more expensive for thousands of inmates to receive books by banning direct delivery through the mail from publishers, bookstores and book clubs.