A BLIZZARD pounded Massa-chusetts with heavy snow and hurricane-force winds Tuesday, but state officials reported fewer power outages than expected from the winter storm and no catastrophic flooding along the coastline.
AN APPEALS court is deciding whether deputy US marshals who shot and wounded a teenage driver eight years ago may be sued in federal court, a case that is unfolding amid a national debate about police use of force and the legal protections afforded to law enforcement.
NEBRASKA ATTORNEY General Doug Peterson is defending his state's lawsuit against legalised marijuana in Colorado, saying he doesn't want Colorado's "failed experiment" to spill over into Nebraska.
NINE BLACK men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law, they are still convicted trespassers.
MORMON CHURCH leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.