Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., thus becoming the first-ever African American woman to sit on the highest court of the United States.
The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened on Thursday in the US Senate, as lawmakers took a solemn oath to be impartial in deciding whether to force the 45th US president from office.
United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has taken the extraordinary step of rebuking President Donald Trump's criticism of a federal judge. Mr. Trump on Tuesday called a jurist who ruled against his asylum policy an Obama judge.
The US Supreme Court ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search the cell-phone of an arrested suspect, a major decision in favor of privacy rights at a time of increasing concern over government encroachment in digital communications.