US Supreme Court

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A June 9 controlled burn of oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. (Photo: Coast Guard Photo/Petty Officer First Class John Masson)
Despite BP's public relations blitz and high-priced team of lawyers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the oil giant's challenge to a settlement of billions of dollars for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion oil spill. The challenge was just the latest attempt by the company to avoid paying those impacted by the disaster. Agreed to in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Just one day before gay marriage was set to commence in Kansas, U.S. Supreme...
Common Dreams staff
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday announced it will take up a legal challenge...