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A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its contribution to climate change has been dismissed after a 5-year fight

The youth plaintiffs claimed the US government was violating their constitutional rights by knowingly contributing to climate change.

The oath senators just took at the start of the impeachment trial is essentially meaningless

There's nothing in the rules that would allow Chief Justice John Roberts or anyone else to ensure lawmakers uphold impartial justice.
U.S. Supreme Court justices laugh together as they pose for their group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2018. Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, bottom right, asked on Wednesday if saying "okay, boomer" to a job applicant or coworker would count as an example of age discrimination.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court asked if ‘OK, boomer’ counts as age discrimination, and the courtroom burst into laughter

"Is that actionable?" Chief Justice Roberts asked during oral arguments about an age discrimination case. The courtroom interrupted him with laughter.

Trump’s biggest accomplishments and failures as president as he heads into a reelection year after impeachment

Trump will have to lean on his record as president while seeking to convince Americans he deserves a second term.
President Donald Trump with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Forget about impeachment, Trump’s conservative legacy has already been cemented as he quietly reshapes the courts

Republicans and Democrats can agree on one thing: Trump is having a massive impact on the federal judiciary.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hits back at Trump’s calls to stop impeachment: ‘The president is not a lawyer’

The House is set to vote on Wednesday on two articles of impeachment against Trump: abuse of his office and obstruction of Congress.

The Supreme Court just set the stage for a blockbuster ruling on Trump’s financial records

The Supreme Court is President Donald Trump's last hope to conceal his finances from the public.

New documents show Trump kept 2 sets of books for his biggest property in Manhattan, pointing to potential financial fraud

The president has stubbornly battled to keep his financial affairs secret, but new documents acquired by ProPublica reveal discrepancies.

Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat 64 years ago — here are 15 surprising facts about her

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. She came to be known as the "mother of the civil rights movement."

Trump just petitioned the Supreme Court to shield his tax returns from prosecutors, testing separation of powers

President Donald Trump's personal lawyers filed a petition to the Supreme Court, putting the "separation of powers" precedent to the test.