WASHINGTON, D.C. —  U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is headed for the exit.  Kennedy announced his retirement today, effective at the end of July.  Kennedy turns 82 in July.  He has been on the high court since 1988 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.  Kennedy is generally conservative but has been seen as a […]

(CNN Money) — Legendary conservative intellectual Charles Krauthammer, whose columns and commentary shaped American politics for generations, has died. He was 68. Krauthammer’s death was confirmed by the Washington Post, where he had been a columnist for more than 30 years — an extraordinary run that was a testament to his larger-than-life status. Krauthammer was one […]

STATEWIDE — The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing states to levy sales taxes on online purchases. The 5-4 ruling throws out a 1992 precedent, which stated that states cannot tax good bought online if the retailer that the goods were bought from does not have a brick-and-mortar presence in the state where the buyer lives. […]

(CNN) — The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplomatic source and several activists tell CNN. The announcement is expected as soon as Tuesday, the sources said. The anticipated move follows months of talks between the US and UN member states in […]

(CNN) — The Justice Department’s internal watchdog found that former FBI Director James Comey’s actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation deviated from the department’s norms but that Comey was not motivated by political bias, according to two sources familiar with the report. The inspector general released a sweeping report Thursday detailing a series of […]

NEW YORK — The New York attorney general on Thursday sued President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation along with its directors — the President, his sons Eric and Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka, alleging they violated state and federal charities law. Attorney General Barbara Underwood alleges a pattern of persistent illegal conduct over more than a […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge gave the green light to cable providers AT&T and Time Warner to merge. The Justice Department sued to block AT&T’s $85 billion buyout of Time Warner, citing antitrust concerns and possible higher prices for consumers. However, University of Indianapolis economist Matt Will says the judge’s decision on this particular case […]

(CNN) — A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that AT&T can move forward with its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said at a hearing that he has found, after a six-week trial, that the deal does not violate antitrust law and […]

DETROIT – Another major automaker is recalling vehicles due to air bag issues. Kia is recalling more than 500,000 cars and minivans in the U.S. because the air bags could fail in a crash. Included are the 2010 through 2013 Forte, 2011 through 2013 Optima, and Sedona and Optima Hybrid minivans made in 2011 and […]

(CNN) — Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61. CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said in […]