Current and former employees of the fast-food chain have joined a class-action lawsuit claiming they had to work extra hours without pay.
On Wednesday, Richard Glossip will face execution by the state of Oklahoma despite mounting evidence pointing to his innocence.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Richard Glossip can be executed in September, despite the strong evidence of his innocence and the intense pain that Oklahoma's injection cocktail is known to cause.
Despite the rejection, lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder say they are encouraged by the judges' 4-1 split, which may indicate that the court will change its decision.
A judge in Egypt on Monday sentenced 683 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death, including the group's leader, in a trial that Human Rights Watch has deemed unfair. Simultaneously, the April 6 movement that ignited the country's revolution has been banned for the crimes of embarrassing Egypt and protesting without permission.
The Washington, D.C., District Court of Appeals just eliminated the FCC's already-compromised protection of a free and open Internet and moved to limit the federal watchdog's authority over broadband.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has teamed up with Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to introduce a bill that takes aim at the efficacy and malfeasance of government settlements on corporate wrongdoing and could bring billions of dollars back to taxpayers. If corporations have the same rights as people, then they should have to suffer the same consequences.
The Texas abortion law filibustered by state Sen. Wendy Davis was diminished in court Monday by a federal judge, although most of the measure will go forward unchanged.
In a disturbing new report, two academics argue that incentives -- from career gains to lab test payments -- may be leading to high numbers of false convictions in American courts. They call for more study, but also for a systemic overhaul.
A 70-year-old Missouri court clerk who was just nine months short of retirement thought she was doing the right thing by helping to secure a DNA test that exonerated a man who had served years in prison for a rape he insisted he did not commit. Instead, she was terminated by the court she had worked at for 34 years because it said she had violated rules about assisting a party in a case.