WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department told Congress on Tuesday that the department acted properly and followed all legal procedures correctly in subpoenaing phone records of The Associated Press during a leak investigation. At the […]
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian leaders who have criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations can mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the April 15 federal income tax deadline approaches, the Justice Department says it has closed more than 30 unscrupulous tax preparers and tax fraud promoters in the last six months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Perez to be the next secretary of labor, choosing a Hispanic lawyer with experience in civil rights and workplace issues to his second-term Cabinet.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process. Perez’ nomination to the Labor […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government says Standard & Poor’s knowingly inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that played a key role in triggering the 2008 financial crisis.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – A landmark $500 million settlement was reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008, an animal welfare group announced Friday. The […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department’s use of electronic devices to intercept phone numbers, email addresses and online information has climbed by 64 percent since 2009, according to a study of records released under the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department says the number of children living in violent households fell by 68 percent over an 18-year period. The department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that in 2010, about 2.8 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorneys planned to wrap up testimony Friday in the federal trial over whether South Carolina‘s voter ID law discriminates against minority voters. The Obama administration rejected the law requiring voters show specific […]