Donald Trump repeatedly interrupted his rivals and lashed out at Cruz after the senator challenged his credentials.
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting over immigration and foreign policy.
WASHINGTON — President Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans in Congress. Obama said a nomination was “bigger than any one party.”
FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks during a news conference in New York. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chad Rachman)
President Reagan introduced Antonin Scalia as a Supreme Court nominee in 1986 to fill the post of William H. Rehnquist, right, who was elevated to chief justice.
WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scal…
SALT LAKE CITY — A former federal judge who gave a Utah music producer 55 years in prison for bringing guns to marijuana deals asked the president to commute the sentence Tuesday, the latest appeal in a case held up as an example of problems with mandatory minimum sentencing laws.
Chief justice needs to head off the problem.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has awarded damages to three Minnesota women who sued after they were dismissed from their chauffeur jobs because a Saudi prince wanted only male drivers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a California man's assault conviction after he went to trial without undergoing a sleep study to bolster his contention that he was sleepwalking.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Eau Claire man didn't have a constitutional right to view pornography on a university library computer, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nipples can be exposed in the southwest Missouri city of Springfield while the American Civil Liberties Union and city leaders seek to resolve a dispute over an indecent exposure ordinance passed after a topless rally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not allow North Dakota to enforce a law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Belfry school clerk who admitted filing a false tax return as part of a scheme to steal school money for personal use.
SALT LAKE CITY — The organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con and San Diego Comic-Con may be on the verge of resolving an ongoing name-trademark dispute.
HAWTHORNE, N.J. — Ever had a debt collector on your back for money you knew you didn’t owe? Listen to the story of Steven Psaros and take heart.
ATLANTA (AP) — Months after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage, lawmakers across the U.S. are pushing bills that would give businesses and some public employees the right to refuse serving gay couples because of their religious beliefs.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge said he will require Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth to account for what happened to $13.8 million he received from the sale of a Mexico resort in violation of a bankruptcy court order, no matter how long it takes.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The seeds of this month's insurrection at a Harney County wildlife refuge were planted in an unusual midnight deal struck in 2012 between prosecutors and Harney County ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond.