US Court of Appeals

Wind Farm Road Challenge Fails


A federal appeals court approved the construction of a private road across federal land Wednesday to access a wind farm project over the objections of conservation groups concerned about endangered California condors and desert tortoise. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court…

Barry Bonds Biggest Win

Barry Bonds outside federal court

Record-holding baseball slugger Barry Bonds not only won acquittal of his obstruction of justice conviction Wednesday stemming from an investigation of steroids use among ball players, but the 11-judge panel also said the government cannot retry him. It has taken…