HOUSTON | Butterfly Center asks judge to stop Texas border wall

HOUSTON (AP) — The nonprofit National Butterfly Center has asked a federal judge to stop border…

WASHINGTON | Stone says he should be free to speak in Russia probe case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone say a federal judge shouldn’t…

NEW YORK | Federal judge in New York bars U.S. Commerce Department from adding citizenship question to the 2020 census

NEW YORK —Jan 15, 2019—Federal judge in New York bars U.S. Commerce Department from adding citizenship…

DES MOINES, Iowa | Federal judge strikes down Iowa law on undercover ag workers

DES MOINES, Iowa —Jan 09, 2019—A federal judge has stuck down a 2012 Iowa law that…

MIAMI | Judge rules in favor of Buzzfeed in Trump dossier lawsuit

MIAMI — A federal judge has ruled in favor of Buzzfeed, which had been sued by…

WASHINGTON | Judge blocks restrictions on who can apply for asylum

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has blocked restrictive Trump administration policies that prevented some immigrants from…

WASHINGTON | Judge’s rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

WASHINGTON — A federal judge who described himself as disgusted by Michael Flynn’s behavior upended a…

WASHINGTON | Criminal justice bill passes first test vote in Senate

WASHINGTON — Legislation that would ease federal sentencing laws for some offenders cleared its first major…

NEW YORK | US and European stocks slide again; S&P 500 hits annual low

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are falling in choppy trading, and the S&P 500 is down…

WASHINGTON | Judge’s ruling on ‘Obamacare’ poses new problems for GOP

WASHINGTON — A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like…

WASHINGTON | Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

WASHINGTON — A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like…

FORT WORTH, Texas | Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas — Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional. By  Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas | Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas — A federal judge in Texas has ruled President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care…

NEW YORK | Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK— Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three…

LOS ANGELES | California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

LOS ANGELES — Porn star Stormy Daniels must pay President Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his…

WASHINGTON  | Justices reject county’s appeal over woman’s time in jail

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court has rejected a Mississippi county’s appeal in the case of a…

WASHINGTON | Court deadlines set stage for more Russia probe details

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller is set to reveal more details about his Russia investigation on Friday…

SAN DIEGO | November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

SAN DIEGO — Border Patrol arrests in November jumped 78 percent from a year earlier to…

WASHINGTON | Justices reject environmentalists’ appeal over border wall

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from environmental groups trying to stop President…

WASHINGTON | Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey has reached a deal to testify privately to the…

NEW YORK | Another court nixes Trump push to cut ‘sanctuary city’ funds

NEW YORK — The Trump administration can’t withhold over $29 million from six states and New…

WASHINGTON | Judge set to address Comey’s challenge of House subpoena

WASHINGTON  — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Friday to address former FBI Director…

NEW YORK | Michael Cohen, President Trump’s ex-lawyer, is making a surprise court appearance before a federal judge in New York

NEW YORK  — Michael Cohen, President Trump’s ex-lawyer, is making a surprise court appearance before a…

NEW YORK | Judge: Trump hotel boost from presidency does not break law

NEW YORK  — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of breaking a…

WASHINGTON | Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying…

WASHINGTON | Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Sunday rejected a last-minute bid by former Trump campaign foreign…

HOUSTON | US judge stalls enforcement of Trump asylum restrictions

HOUSTON — A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who…

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court to hear arguments in census dispute

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: CNN’s Acosta is he’s ready to ‘go back to work’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House’s decision to strip CNN…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House’s decision to strip CNN…