The Supreme Court's decision on gay marriage will affect same-sex couples in lots of ways. Here are just a few.
The 1964 Wilderness Act, written to protect public lands, makes commercial photos and films illegal without a permit. But in the age of the smartphone, it has not kept up with the times.
Once you become a U.S. Supreme Court justice, you have a gig for life. Why is it different for these nine men and women, when presidents and congress persons have to be re-elected to continue serving?
The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
The recent Charlie Hebdo killings have put a new focus on gun control efforts in European nations. Chastity Vicencio surveys legislation on the continent.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, bleary-eyed dealmakers from nearly 200 countries and the European Union set a framework for an agreement that would take an unprecedented approach to slowing climate change.
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