California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.
Lawmakers in Texas have doubled the statute-of-limitations for sex abuse lawsuits to 30 years after the survivor turns 18 years old.
President Donald Trump said he warned his 13 year-old son, "Don't vape," one day after saying his administration would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes to curb their attractiveness to young people.
After decades on the run and at least two escapes from maximum security Mexican prisons, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as ‘El Chapo’ -- that’s ‘Shorty’ to you gabachos -- has been handed down a likely death blow to any...
The federal court system is predicting that the current government shutdown -- the longest shutdown in U.S. history -- will severely bog down civil litigation if not fixed by next Friday, extending its original estimate by a week.
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday was elected as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, as the Democratic Party seized control of the chamber following the November election.
Lobbyists working for Monsanto are banned from entering the European parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing into allegations that it interfered with safety studies on glyphosate, the weed-killer in Roundup.
Nevada legalized possession of recreational marijuana on Saturday, nearly eight months after residents voted in favor of legalizing retail cannabis sales.
The U.S. banned air travelers from 8 Muslim-majority countries from carrying laptops in carry-on bags in March. Now laptops will go under the plane — but if the battery explodes, flight crews will have no way to put out the...