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Nation Jun 02Capitol insurrection aftermath roils far-right extremist groups
More than three dozen members and associates across both the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers have been charged with crimes.
Politics Apr 22WATCH: Senate committee holds hearing on behavioral health and policing
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Thursday on behavioral health and policing as the number of Americans killed at the hands of police grows.
Nation Apr 16Oath Keeper is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot
U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said Friday he has agreed to cooperate with investigators in hopes of getting a lighter sentence, and the Justice Department will consider putting Schaffer in the federal witness security program.
Politics Mar 18Flood of Capitol riot, tribal cases swamps U.S. prosecutors
The U.S. Justice Department's to-do list is always intense. And now two very different legal controversies -- insurrection cases and tribal lands disputes -- are threatening to swamp a department already flooded with pandemic-delayed cases.
World Mar 01Two Americans who helped former Nissan chairman escape are in Japanese custody
An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were handed over to Japanese custody Monday.
Politics Jan 15Officials say no ‘direct evidence’ of plot to assassinate during Capitol attack
Prosecutors who initially said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials” have backed away from that allegation.
Politics Dec 11Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit attempting to overturn Biden victory
The Electoral College meets Monday to formally elect Biden as the next president.
Politics Dec 10Texas-led election lawsuit becomes conservative litmus test
Seventeen Republican attorneys general are backing the unprecedented case that Trump is calling "the big one." That come as the president and his allies have lost dozens of times in courts across the country and have no evidence of widespread…
Health Nov 13WATCH: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker gives coronavirus update
Once a coronavirus hot spot, Massachusetts was seen as a model for infection control this summer as coronavirus cases and deaths dwindled. Now, experts are warning the state could be headed for a bleak winter.
Politics Oct 23Trump, Biden lawyer up and brace for White House legal battle
Dozens of attorneys for the Democrats and the Republicans are already clashing in courts across the U.S. over mailed-in ballot deadlines and other issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.