A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Affordable Care Act, when it threw out an IRS regulation that governs subsidies. But before the ink dried on that decision, another three-judge panel issued a decision that was completely opposite.
Gay and transgender people who work for the federal government and its contracting agencies now have some new employment protections.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will allow minors with epilepsy to use medical marijuana.
Prosecutors responding to a new argument in Rod Blagojevich's appeal say the former governor's lawyers have misrepresented a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in another case.
An effort to institute term limits in Illinois has hit a major road block. The state Supreme Court says it will not rush to hear the case.
Laws that criminalize homelessness are on the rise across the country, according to a new report by an advocacy group.
A Democratic effort to override the Supreme Court's recent ruling on contraceptive coverage failed in the Senate on Wednesday.
A flood of comments about net neutrality crashed the Federal Communications Commission's commenting site on Tuesday, the original deadline for public comments on the controversial Internet proposal. But the tech problems are buying those who want to weigh in some extra time — the deadline for public commenting is now Friday at midnight.
A year after Illinois legalized concealed carry, new rules are out to determine the process for deciding who can't carry a gun in public.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed lawsuits against two companies for allegedly scamming people who are repaying student loan debt.