Senior advisor and son-in-law to US president Donald Trump, Jared Kushner (right). File photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The Democratic-led US house judiciary committee on Thursday voted to authorise subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including president Donald Trump’s son(...)

 US president Donald Trump shakes hands with US supreme court chief justice John Roberts  in Washington in February last year. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/AFP/Getty Images

US chief justice John Roberts on Wednesday strongly defended the federal judiciary a day after president Donald Trump referred to a judge who ruled ag(...)

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement this week, speaks during a swearing in ceremony for Judge Neil Gorsuch as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, in the White House in April 2017. Photograph: Carlos Barria/File Photo

US president Donald Trump has said he plans to announce his choice to succeed retiring supreme court Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9th, adding that (...)

 Donald Trump ordered his first travel ban just a week after taking office in January 2017, prompting widespread chaos and protests at airports and in cities across the US. File photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

President Donald Trump hailed a decision by the US supreme court on Tuesday to uphold his controversial travel ban, claiming a “vindication” of his im(...)

Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft: firm is opposing the US government on  warrant for data stored abroad. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images

US supreme court justices on Tuesday began deliberations on Microsoft’s dispute with the US justice department over whether prosecutors can force tech(...)

David Slater argued he engineered the photographs in 2008 by travelling to an Indonesia jungle and spending three days with a troupe of monkeys to gain their trust

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could an(...)

The court decision offers a lift to San Francisco-based Uber, which has been besieged by high-profile problems. Photograph: Reuters

Uber Technologies won a victory onThursday in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court by persuading a US federal appeals court to sen(...)

Brendan Dassey: A federal magistrate judge overturned his conviction in August, ruling investigators took advantage of the then 16-year-old Dassey’s cognitive disabilities. The state Department of Justice  has appealed - Dassey remains in prison pending the outcome. File photograph: AP

A Wisconsin prisoner featured in the Netflix series Making A Murderer made a voluntary confession and was properly convicted, a court has heard. Bren(...)

 President Donald Trump congratulates White House aide Stephen Miller, centre,  after a swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, late last month. File photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

A White House official on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the federal appeals court that blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order on i(...)

US president Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International airport as they prepare to spend part of the weekend together at Mar-a-Lago resort  in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph:  Getty Images

US president Donald Trump is considering issuing a new executive order banning citizens of certain countries traveling to the United States after his(...)

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