US Supreme Court

Obama Picks Supreme Court Nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday he would nominate appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, urging Republicans to approve a long-time jurist and former prosecutor known as "one of America's sharpest legal minds."
US Supreme Court Begins New Term
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is starting a new term that promises a steady stream of divisive social issues, and also brighter prospects for conservatives who suffered more losses than usual in recent months.