Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling a lower court to take another look at a class-action settlement involving Google and privacy concerns. Google agreed to settle the clas...

Justices take up racial bias in Mississippi jury selection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor's decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate's jury in a murder trial. The...

Japan urged to stop requiring transgender sterilization

TOKYO (AP) — Human Rights Watch is urging Japan to drop its requirement that transgender people be sterilized to have their gender changed on official documents. A 2004 law states pe...

Guatemala confirms warrant for presidential candidate

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A court in Guatemala says an arrest warrant has been issued for a former Guatemalan prosecutor who is running for president. But because Thelma Aldana was forma...

Israel campaign ad models 'Fascism' perfume to mock the left

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's right-wing justice minister has released a headline-grabbing political advertisement ahead of April elections in which she mocks her critics by modeling a faux perfume called...

Trump will nominate a lawyer as US ambassador to Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate the constitutional and appellate attorney Christopher Landau to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico. Tuesday's White House announcemen...

The Latest: Chicago cop's lawyer heralds ruling on sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the Illinois Supreme Court letting Chicago officer's sentence stand (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A lawyer for a white Chicago police of...

NCAA can't keep tournament games away from legal gambling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA is still opposed to gambling on its events even as sports betting spreads ahead of March Madness. But the governing body for college sports isn't denying reality, either. ...

Illinois high court lets Chicago officer's sentence stand

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than seven year prison sentence for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that some critics ...

Trump's 2 Supreme Court picks on opposite sides in 2 cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's two Supreme Court appointees are on opposite sides of two of three cases that the justices decided Tuesday. Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the...

Supreme Court rules against immigrants in detention case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against a group of immigrants in a case about immigration detention. The case the court ruled on involves immigrants who have committed ...

Duterte withdraws Philippines from International Criminal Court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines under the leadership of Rodrigo Duterte has officially withdrawn its membership and recognition of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as of Sunday, Mar...

High court again eyes reasons for removing black jurors

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn't get a murder conviction against him to stick through five trials. Three...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 19, the 78th day of 2019. There are 287 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 19,...

The Latest: Elizabeth Warren backs new flag for Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warr...