At its biennial meeting, the UN's Programme of Action calls for the tracking and destruction of small arms and ammunition, as well as civilian disarmament.
Does holding a public high school graduation in a church building violate the First Amendment ban on an establishment of religion? It's a question the U.S. Supreme Court chose not to answer.
The federal government has placed Endangered Species Act protection around a mouse and chicken, cutting off water rights to ranchers in southern New Mexico.
In a court filing, the NSA claimed that its surveillance systems were too complex to stop without harming national security.
The anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony List may proceed with its First Amendment suit against Ohio over the state's enforcement of a ban on "false" political speech, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 9-0 decision issued Monday.