First Amendment attorney finds release in abstract painting

Attorney Jay Bender used to race motorcycles, until he was injured. Then he stopped and rode them across country instead, until his brother-in-law was killed in a bike accident and his family begged Bender to quit.

Peper column: Last rites for the homeless vet

A large number of our veterans are displaced, living with lingering effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. Because of those...

2 girls dead after accident involving stolen car suspect

Two little girls died within days of each other after an auto-theft suspect fleeing from law enforcement allegedly ran a red light and crashed into...

Lawmakers in S.C. House to vote on some nuclear-related bills, but not all

COLUMBIA — Members of the South Carolina House will begin overhauling the state's utility regulations this week, but lawmakers are likely to...

Solicitor General’s Perplexing Brief in Abortion Compelled-Speech Case

In National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra—which David French calls the “dangerous Supreme Court case nobody is talking about”—the...

Senate Moves to End U.S. Shutdown, Sets Up Immigration Fight

The Senate moved to end the U.S. government shutdown after three days by advancing a temporary spending bill and agreeing to consider a politically...