A judge has ruled that Trump's former campaign chairman misled the FBI, prosecutors, and a federal grand jury about a co-defendant linked to Russian intelligence. The revelation largely rejects attorneys' argument that Paul Manafort hadn't intentionally mislead investigators.
Mexico's near-mythical outlaw, who spent years running an industrial-scale smuggling operation, could spend decades in a maximum-security US prison. The complex trial lasted three months.
President Trump made a campaign promise to appoint "pro-life" justices. But in a first test, Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in putting a hold on a law that would require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Four years after Puerto Rico defaulted on billions of dollars in bonds, a federal judge has approved a debt restructuring deal that will help bondholders recoup their losses and help the island's government gain credit – both with investors and Puerto Ricans.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's words are a departure for the Justice Department, which rarely comments on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The two-year probe has charged 34 individuals, including several close to the president.
Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor, accused of scheming to bribe doctors into prescribing a powerful painkiller, will be tried in Boston's federal court. The case is putting a spotlight on the nation's deadly opioid crisis.
In a reversal of Obama-era rulings, the Supreme Court gave the Trump administration permission to bar transgender men and women from future military enrollment. Lower courts still continue to hear cases on the issue, but the ruling likely portends the ultimate outcome.