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Nation Feb 06Kerry, Albright warn court against immigration ban
The officials join lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota, who told a federal appellate court that restoring the ban would "unleash chaos again."…
Nation Feb 05Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban
A federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on accepting certain travelers and all refugees.
Politics Jan 26Trump to launch investigation into unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president will sign the order in the Oval Office. There is no evidence to support Trump's claims.
Nation Jan 16U.S. official says Orlando shooter’s widow has been arrested
WASHINGTON — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack, a U.S. law enforcement official told…
Nation Jan 14Lynch says U.S. must hold police accountable
As attorney general, Loretta Lynch has broadened her focus to go after entire police departments for unconstitutional practices.
Politics Jan 10Jeff Sessions to face Sen. Cory Booker and civil rights questions at confirmation hearing
Democrats are expected to use the two days of hearings to challenge Sessions' commitment to civil rights, a chief priority of the Justice Department during the Obama administration.
Nation Dec 15Lynch pushes Baltimore to overhaul police practices
Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Thursday stepped up the pressure on Baltimore officials to reach a deal with the federal government to overhaul the city's police practices.
Nation Nov 11Trump could reshape Justice Department’s civil rights focus
A Trump administration could radically reshape the Justice Department, particularly civil rights efforts that have become one of its most pressing and high-profile priorities.
Nation Nov 07DOJ to dispatch more than 500 staffers to election polls, a reduction from 2012
The Justice Department said Monday it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls, a 35 percent reduction from the number four years ago.
Politics Oct 31FBI obtains warrant to review new Hillary Clinton emails
FBI investigators want to review emails of longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin that were found on a device seized during an unrelated sexting investigation of Anthony Weiner, a former New York congressman and Abedin's estranged husband.