Mark Sherman, The Associated Press

  • Demonstrators gather at the Supreme Court as the justices finish the term with key decisions on gerrymandering and a census case involving an attempt by the Trump administration to ask everyone about their citizenship status in the 2020 census. The Justice Department said Tuesday that the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
    2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question

    The decision comes after a Supreme Court ruling determined that the Trump administration had provided insufficient rationale for the addition of a citizenship question.

  • In this Oct. 15, 2000, file photo, investigators in a speed boat examine the hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden, after an explosion ripped a hole in the U.S Navy destroyer. (Dimitri Messinis/AP)
    Court ruling adds to delay in case of alleged Cole bomber

    A federal appeals court has thrown out years of legal proceedings in the already-delayed military commission case against a Saudi charged in the deadly 2000 bombing of a U.S. warship.

  • People watch a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 9, 2018. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)
    US officials say no added conditions for North Korea talks

    Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation’s leaders beyond the North’s promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

  • In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
    Supreme Court takes a technological step forward

    Surely but slowly, the Supreme Court is entering the 21st century. The court is making new legal filings available online starting Monday, years behind the rest of the federal court system.

  • In this June 26, 2017 photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington. A Supreme Court with a reconstituted conservative majority is taking on a new case with the potential to financially cripple Democratic-leaning labor unions that represent government workers. The justices deadlocked 4-4 in a similar case last year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    Supreme Court to hear new challenge to feds' labor unions

    The court could decide to overturn a 40-year-old Supreme Court ruling that allows public sector unions to collect fees from non-members to cover the costs of negotiating contracts for all employees.

  • Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

    The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.