The Supreme Court justice found herself balancing conflicting demands of professional achievement and family expectations to the end.
A Republican-led House known for dysfunction managed to purge a serial fabulist from its ranks, but the expulsion threatened to make it even harder for the G.O.P. to govern.
Nearly half of the G.O.P. House delegation voted to expel Mr. Santos, a remarkable rebuke of a colleague who had survived two prior expulsion bids.
Since her retirement in 2006, the court has dismantled her key rulings on abortion, affirmative action and campaign finance.
Public figures from across the political spectrum heralded the former Supreme Court justice for breaking barriers for women and striving for consensus on the nation’s highest court.
The New York Republican’s expulsion sets the stage for a high-stakes special election early next year to fill his Long Island swing seat.
Lying is one thing in politics. But lying and stealing for the sake of Ferragamo and Hermès?
American officials are making clear to Israel that it cannot pursue a campaign in the south that would have the same devastating consequences as in the north.
During a crucial period in American law — when abortion, affirmative action, sex discrimination and voting rights were on the docket — she was the most powerful woman in the country.
American oil production is hitting record levels, delivering economic and foreign policy benefits but putting environmental goals further out of reach.