Judge Thomas P. Griesa, Who Ruled Against Westway, Dies at 87

He presided over two of the most ambitious development proposals in New York City history: a superhighway in Manhattan and revival of Times Square.

Cities Sue Over Pentagon’s Failure to Report Crimes to Gun Database

The suit seeks to establish federal monitoring of the military’s compliance with reporting laws, after lapses were exposed following a massacre at a Texas church.

American ISIS Suspect Held in Iraq Has Right to Lawyer, Judge Rules

An American citizen who has been imprisoned in military custody as an “enemy combatant” for months must be allowed to talk with an A.C.L.U. lawyer.

American ISIS Suspect Held in Iraq Has Right to Lawyer, Judge Rules

An American citizen who has been imprisoned in military custody as an “enemy combatant” for months must be allowed to talk with an A.C.L.U. lawyer.

The Las Vegas Gunman Was Rich. Will His Wealth Go to the Victims?

Stephen Paddock’s family supports the idea of giving his money to victims. The challenge will be to make sure it’s not depleted by legal expenses.

A Teenager Said She Had Been Raped in Her Home Country. The U.S. Opposed Her Abortion.

An official who temporarily blocked an undocumented teenager’s abortion said that although the girl had been raped, it was not possible to “cure violence with further violence.”