Arlington National Cemetery has long been planned as the final resting place of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His second wife Maryan died in 2015 and was buried at the cemetery. The gravestone they will share has stood at Arlington, inscribed with both their names, since then. Stevens' birthdate — April 20, 1920 — was chiseled on the stone, a blank space left for the date of his death.
Investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers.
Federal prosecutors say a "hate crime motivation" should result in stricter sentences for three members of a white supremacist group who pleaded guilty to attacking counterprotesters at a rally in Virginia for far-right extremists.
The House has adopted a proposal from Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar to force President Donald Trump's administration to disclose details about how it shares a watchlist of "known or suspected terrorists" with foreign countries.
A Houston man alleges in a federal lawsuit that the state psychiatric prison where he was held was deliberately understaffed and that this prevented anyone from stopping him from using a plastic spoon to blind himself during a psychiatric episode.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 8:46am
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Wednesday that a planned vote by the Democratic-controlled House to hold him and Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress was nothing more than "political theater" intended to embarrass and harass the Trump administration.