Bill Cosby’s Challenge to Criminal Case Fails

A Pennsylvania judge ruled that the entertainer was not entitled to confront his accuser in a preliminary court hearing this spring.


Court Strikes Down Obama Health Care Rule on Insurance Standards

A federal appeals court said the Obama administration must allow the sale of “fixed indemnity” insurance, generally a less comprehensive policy.


Supreme Court Vacates Ex-Virginia Governor’s Graft Conviction

Bob McDonnell, a former governor of Virginia, did only routine favors in exchange for gifts from a businessman, the justices ruled in a closely watched corruption case.


Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions

Had the justices upheld the regulations, the number of abortion clinics in the state would have dropped to 10.


Supreme Court Deadlocks on Obama Immigration Plan. It Remains Blocked.

The 4-4 tie dealt a sharp blow to an ambitious program that the president had hoped would become one of his central legacies.