The House voted Thursday against adjourning for the August break, until Sept. 10, mostly on the strength of Democrats who have argued throughout the week that lawmakers should stay in session and finish work on a range of unfinished issues, including a farm bill and middle-class tax relief.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?