Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has sworn in Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has sworn in Mike Pompeo as secretary of state.

Greece releases 1st of 8 Turkish servicemen seeking asylum

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have released from custody one of the eight Turkish servicemen who fled to the country in a military helicopter seeking asylum, just after Turkey's failed milit...

Pakistani court rules to remove FM for hiding assets

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has disqualified the country's foreign minister from holding office after a petition from a rival politician sought his removal for concealing assets abroad. ...

Court won't return tigers, exotic animals to Ohio man's home

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man whose tigers and other exotic animals were seized in a raid by authorities in Ohio lost what is likely his final court challenge seeking return of the animals to his roadside...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Why not live audio from high court?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is not noted for its speed or adaptability, but it moved very quickly to post a link to an audio recording of arguments over President Donald Trump's travel ban. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 23 The Charlotte Observer acknowledges the country's past with lynching...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. 'GOLDEN STATE KILLER' CAPTURED, POLICE SAY ...

The Latest: Supreme Court rejects appeal for Texas inmate

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Erick Davila in Texas (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stop the ...

The Latest: Mill says many jailed people now counting on him

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on rapper Meek Mill's release from prison while he appeals drug and gun convictions (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Rapper Meek Mill say...

Missouri Supreme Court weighs whether 'sex' bias covers LGBT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lawyers for a transgender student and a gay man argued before the Missouri Supreme Court Wednesday that state law protects LGBT rights even though sexual orientation or gend...

Court won't reconsider making public family slain autopsies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected requests to reconsider its decision shielding complete autopsy reports in the slayings of eight family members from the public. ...

Court ends lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled juveniles cannot be placed on the state's sex offender registry for life. The unanimous decision issued Tuesday found the ...

The Latest: Travel ban opponents protest at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on arguments at the Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. (all times local): 9:30 a.m. ...

Russia's Supreme Court rules against Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court has upheld a criminal conviction against opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother. The 2014 conviction was formally the reason that Naval...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SUPREME COURT SAVING ONE OF BIGGEST CASES FOR LAST Justic...