Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Yuri Gripas / Reuters
Susan Collins Just Sealed Her Fate
The mask is off.
The Washington Post via Getty Images
Conservatives Say Every Male Nominee To The Supreme Court Would Be Smeared. But What About Neil Gorsuch?
Or Samuel Alito? Or John Roberts?
Tom Williams via Getty Images
Big Retailers Don't Want You To Know How Much Their Stores Earn From Food Stamps
A newspaper's lawsuit could force the government to disclose store-level spending data.
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
A Lot Of Americans Still Haven't Made Up Their Minds About Brett Kavanaugh
Here's what the latest polls show about President Trump's Supreme Court pick.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Rand Paul Says He's 'Concerned,' 'Worried' About Brett Kavanaugh's Privacy Views
The GOP senator said he's "undecided" about whether to back President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick.
Leah Millis / Reuters
Poll: Kavanaugh Draws Cooler Reviews Than Trump's Last SCOTUS Pick
Trump voters don't seem to have the edge in intensity they brought to last year's fight.
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images
Brett Kavanaugh's Pro-Surveillance Record Could Haunt Him In SCOTUS Fight
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a privacy rights advocate, remains undecided on the Trump nominee.
POOL New / Reuters
Trump Seems To Have A Love-Hate Relationship With America's Court System
Here’s why Brett Kavanaugh should be wary of the man who just nominated him to be the next SCOTUS justice.
Who Really Picks Supreme Court Justices?
He’s actively shaping the American legal system for a generation, but you’ve probably never heard of Leonard Leo.
Bill Clark via Getty Images
Activists Mail Coat Hangers To GOP Senator Susan Collins
Collins will likely be a key player in the process to confirm President Donald Trump's replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Trump Isn't Remaking The Supreme Court. Leonard Leo Is.
The Federalist Society leader has helped put three conservative justices onto the court. He's about to get a fourth.
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
GOP Sen. Susan Collins Says Anti-Roe Supreme Court Nominee Is ‘Not Acceptable’
Collins is one of a handful of swing votes who will decide the fate of President Donald Trump's pick.
Illustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost Photos: Getty
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement Puts Key Issues On The Line
As a Supreme Court swing vote, Kennedy joined several liberal decisions. His replacement likely will not.
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Democrats Tie Trump Supreme Court Pick To Russia Investigation
Some Democrats say the president shouldn't get to pick a Supreme Court justice while he's under criminal investigation.
Chuck Schumer Warns SCOTUS Vacancy Threatens Americans’ Rights
Following Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s enate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer addressed.
Alex Wong via Getty Images
Trump To Replace Justice Kennedy 'Immediately'
President Donald Trump will nominate another Supreme Court justice now that Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement.
Win McNamee via Getty Images
Koch Network Plans To Spend Millions Backing Trump’s Court Pick
Any nominee “in the spirit of Justice Neil Gorsuch” will get a thumbs-up from the conservative megadonors.
Saul Loeb / Getty Images
Democrats Regret Not Fighting Harder For Obama's Supreme Court Pick
They got steamrolled by Mitch McConnell. But they could have done more to prevent him from stealing the seat.
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images
Supreme Court Hands Conservatives Major Victories Under Trump
Republicans won big cases dealing with immigration, as well as voting and abortion rights.
Larry Downing / Reuters
Mitch McConnell Just Weakened Unions -- And The Democratic Party
The watershed Supreme Court decision known as Janus would not have happened without the stonewalling of Merrick Garland.
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Mitch McConnell Reaps The Benefits Of His Stolen Supreme Court Seat
The court narrowly upheld Trump's travel ban and the rights of anti-abortion centers — thanks to Neil Gorsuch.
Tom Williams / Getty Images
The Supreme Court's Arbitration Ruling Undercuts The Court System
, Guest Writer
We should start calling forced arbitration what it is: locking vulnerable people out of the courts.
Matt McClain / The Washington Post via Getty Images
The Supreme Court Is Helping Companies Get Away With Sexual Harassment
The Me Too movement takes a massive hit from a new decision written by Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
The Supreme Court Just Made It A Lot Harder For You To Sue Your Employer
A new ruling allows employers to force workers into class-action waivers. As one justice put it, the case cuts to "the entire heart of the New Deal."
John Moore via Getty Images
Supreme Court Restricts Deportations Of Immigrant Felons
By Andrew Chung, Reuters
The decision could limit the Trump administration’s ability to step up the removal of immigrants with criminal records.
DON EMMERT via Getty Images
The Plutocrats' Peerless President
Richard North Patterson
Government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, for the wealthy.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site