• McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

    DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

  • Labor secretary nominee faces Senate hearing, for 4th time

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and a leading Republican are highlighting a key fact about labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta: He has been confirmed three times by the Senate.

  • Navajo justice to file lawsuit challenging meeting payments

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation Supreme Court justice is planning to file a lawsuit challenging the legality of payments Navajo Council members receive for meetings.

  • New Mexico city to appeal Commandments case to Supreme Court

    BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall.

  • AP review: Court nominee backed minimum for disabled kids

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children, but he has often upheld other civil rights complaints against schools, an Associated Press review of his legal record shows.

  • The Latest: Court to hold off on travel ban decision

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the court battle over President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local):

  • Lawyer: Florida airport shooting suspect mentally competent

    MIAMI (AP) — An Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a major Florida airport is competent to proceed with his court case despite indications of mental illness, his attorneys told a judge Thursday.

  • Trump administration says it will revise travel ban

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration said in court documents on Thursday it does not want a larger appellate panel to review a ruling keeping its travel ban on hold and will instead replace the ban.

  • Guatemala’s indigenous seek recognition for justice system

    SOLOLA, Guatemala (AP) — The law works as it has for centuries in the Guatemalan indigenous community of Solola: Townsfolk bring grievances and local authorities make rulings, usually with a speed unheard of in a country where justice is often delayed, if it comes at all.

  • Feds seek to dismiss New Mexico’s claims over mine spill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys with the U.S. Justice Department are asking a federal judge to dismiss claims by New Mexico and the Navajo Nation that stem from a 2015 mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three Western states.