How the Supreme Court crafted its Roe v. Wade decision and what it means today
The Supreme Court's landmark decisions guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion emerged only after surprise votes and last-minute compromises. They were also the product of individual soul-searching and broad regard for the court. And, perhaps reflecting a different era, they were steered by Republican appointees who believed privacy rights covered a woman's decision to end a pregnancy.
Why it's getting even harder for Biden to pass his legacy-defining agenda
Democrats were already attempting the near impossible with Joe Biden's presidential in peril. But a string of recent setbacks is making it even more crucial -- and difficult -- to pass his legacy-defining agenda.
White House touts 'productive' meetings with Democratic leaders, moderates and progressives at critical moment for Biden's agenda
President Joe Biden is ramping up his outreach to a wide swath of key Democrats in the House and Senate on Wednesday, hosting multiple groups including leadership, progressives and moderates from both chambers at a key moment for his economic agenda.
Parents of 303 migrant children separated at border under Trump have still not been found, court filing says
Attorneys are still trying to reach the parents of 303 migrant children who were separated at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration, down from 337 in August, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.
Border Patrol sought extra resources in Del Rio as far back as June, union emails show
As far back as June, Border Patrol agents in Del Rio, Texas, began asking management for additional resources to more rapidly process migrants, but their calls for increased resources appear to have gone unmet until recent days when thousands and thousands of migrants were forced to wait under a bridge near the US-Mexico border.