MARK SHERMAN

Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision in the coming days.

Jan. 24, 2017 6:11 PM EST
Conflict rules hardly the same for president, others

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. David McKinley has sold his West Virginia engineering and architecture firm, but it still bears his name — and that earned the Republican congressman a rebuke from the House Ethics Committee.

Nov. 30, 2016 4:40 PM EST
Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called on fellow conservatives Thursday to continue the work of the late Justice Antonin Scalia to keep the power of the courts and other branches of government in check.

Nov. 17, 2016 10:39 PM EST
Ginsburg acknowledges Trump will fill Supreme Court vacancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hoped for a different outcome in last week's election, but she made plain Monday that she accepts that Donald Trump will fill the Supreme Court's 9-month-old vacancy.

Nov. 14, 2016 5:54 PM EST
Trump has a Supreme Court vacancy to fill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump will enter the Oval Office with the ability to re-establish the Supreme Court's conservative tilt and the chance to cement it for the long term.

Nov. 9, 2016 12:23 PM EST
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote.

Oct. 22, 2016 1:22 AM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote.

Aug. 24, 2016 1:19 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote.

Aug. 24, 2016 3:47 AM EDT
Ginsburg apologizes for "ill-advised" criticism of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding her outspoken criticism of Donald Trump was "ill advised," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Thursday in an effort to quiet mounting complaints that she improperly crossed a line into partisan politics.

Jul. 14, 2016 2:10 PM EDT
White House sends high-court pick's questionnaire to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland detailed his most significant cases in thousands of pages of documents submitted to Congress Tuesday, including his role as a federal prosecutor in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing case and the prosecution of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski.

May. 10, 2016 6:49 PM EDT
Scalia remembered as man of faith, family and the law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was remembered Saturday as a man of faith, family and the law in a funeral marked by church ritual and pageantry for the conservative jurist whose larger-than-life personality dominated the high court for nearly three decades.

Feb. 20, 2016 4:46 PM EST
Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign.

Jan. 20, 2016 4:41 PM EST
Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign.

Jan. 20, 2016 4:24 PM EST
Cruz's birth in Canada unlikely to cloud run for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seems like only yesterday that skeptics of Barack Obama's birth in Hawaii rushed to the Supreme Court to try to block the son of an American mother and Kenyan father from taking office as president.

Jan. 6, 2016 6:17 PM EST