The "Lochner era" in the early 20th century saw federal courts routinely strike down laws on the basis of "personal liberty"
Unarmed black teenager's slaying, subsequent smear campaign only latest jarring reminder of presumptions against African-Americans
Author apologizes to descendants on behalf of his generation for not leaving behind better planet to future generations
Movie about kids killing other kids with knives, bows and arrows goes out of its way to avoid violence in dystopian disappointment
Former House speaker's La. primary loss extinguishes last embers of wildfire dream of winning contested GOP convention
Republican front-runner wants to increase defense spending for unnecessary ships, virtually useless missile defense shield
Survey of anonymous legal experts predicts unlikely ally will back Obama's major reform law
Says despite politician's remarks against 100-year-old organization, Girl Scouts (and their cookies!) are wholesome hallmark of America
Bob Schieffer says the fuel pump gauge doesn't just have an impact on U.S. races
Jere van Dyk: How will Afghans seeking justice react to investigation of civilians' slaughter?
Re-election campaign's documentary falsely ties health-care reform to spiraling unemployment rate, shrinking economy
Impoverished people defined by "twisted" proclivities 50 years after book revealed "hidden" population to nation
Former Pa. senator won't overtake front-runner in GOP presidential race but could stay in race until convention
Consumers should expect to pay high cost of tapping new oil reserves in difficult places to drill
Says eliminating mistakes by medical profession requires vigilance by doctors, and a better-educated public