Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took $50,000 from an associate of a Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire while in office in 2012.
Current and former officials say that the executive order could mean that some pretrial detainees are housed hours away from courthouses where their cases will be heard, diverting resources.
Within the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates are asked to "voluntarily" agree to electronic monitoring in order to use the bureau's email system. But critics say there's nothing voluntary about it.
The case tests whether the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes violate antitrust law. Its outcome could have enormous consequences for college sports.
Two U.S. Capitol police officers argue former President Donald Trump is responsible for the injuries they received during the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol.
With the lesson of President Obama's difficulty in filling vacancies "imprinted on his brain," his staff says, the president sees filling judicial seats as a top priority.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the former associate of Jeffrey Epstein, faces new charges for the abuse of a 14-year-old girl starting in 2001.
The trial is starting in earnest 10 months after George Floyd's killing triggered outrage and protests against racial inequality. The highly anticipated trial is expected to last about four weeks.