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Nation Jul 20New chief selected for Capitol Police after Jan. 6 insurrection
J. Thomas Manger, who most recently served for 15 years as chief in Montgomery County, Maryland, was picked for the position following an extensive search.
Politics Jul 01Garland halts federal executions, orders review of protocols
The Justice Department is halting federal executions after a historic use of capital punishment by the Trump administration, which carried out 13 executions in six months.
Politics Jun 23WATCH: Biden announces gun violence prevention effort
President Joe Biden is announcing an effort to stem a rising national tide of violent crime but questions persist about how effective the federal efforts will be in calming what could be a turbulent summer.
Politics Jun 15Emails show Trump pressured Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated 2020 election fraud claims
Newly released emails show President Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election in the last weeks of his term.
Nation Apr 29Biden announces 2nd round of diverse federal judiciary picks
President Joe Biden announced on Thursday another diverse group of candidates for his second round of judicial nominations, a day after some in his first slate of picks went before a Senate committee.
Nation Apr 02Officer, suspect killed after car attack at U.S. Capitol
Capitol Police say the incident happened at a checkpoint near the Capitol. It comes as the Washington region remains on edge months after a mob of armed insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol as Congress was voting to certify Joe Biden's…
Nation Mar 26Fox News sued for $1.6 billion by Dominion Voting Systems for defamation
In its lawsuit, Dominion argues that Fox News, which amplified inaccurate assertions that Dominion altered votes, “sold a false story of election fraud in order to serve its own commercial purposes, severely injuring Dominion in the process."…
Health Feb 10Government investigating massive counterfeit N95 mask scam
The foreign-made knockoffs are becoming increasingly difficult to spot and could put health care workers at grave risk for the coronavirus. A federal official says these masks are giving first responders "a false sense of security."…
Education Feb 03Justice Department drops discrimination lawsuit against Yale University
The Justice Department dropped its lawsuit against Yale that had alleged the university was illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants.
Politics Jan 26AP report: DOJ rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule
Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson issued the new memo to federal prosecutors across the nation, saying the department would return to its previous policy and instructing prosecutors to act on the merits of the cases.