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Politics Oct 30Official says FBI knew for weeks about newly discovered emails
FBI investigators knew for weeks about the existence of emails potentially related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server, a law enforcement official said.
Politics Oct 29A look at Comey’s decisions in the Clinton email case
The FBI's announcement that it recently came upon new emails possibly pertinent to the Hillary Clinton email investigation raised more questions than answers.
Nation Oct 27U.S. charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India
The Justice Department has charged 61 defendants in the United States and abroad in connection with a call center operation that officials say is based in India.
Politics Oct 19U.S. Justice Department to dispatch fewer election observers
The reduction is likely to diminish the Justice Department's ability to detect voter intimidation and other potential problems at the polls.
Nation Oct 13DOJ will collect data on police use of force and civilian deaths in custody
The FBI plans to begin a pilot program early next year to gather use-of-force data. The earliest participants would be the largest law enforcement agencies, as well as major federal agencies such as the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration and…
Nation Oct 05Report cites barriers to more diverse police departments
WASHINGTON — A lack of trust in law enforcement and burdensome hiring criteria are among the barriers to creating more diverse police agencies, according to a federal report Wednesday.
Nation Sep 24NYC bomb case shows difficulties for investigators
The case illustrates the difficulties investigators face in identifying and stopping individuals who might be violent extremists.
Politics Aug 30FBI may release documents from its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails
It wasn't immediately clear when the documents would be released or exactly what they would include. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Nation Aug 30FBI director says encryption obstructs bureau’s access to smartphones
In a speech Tuesday, FBI Director James Comey said default encryption built into smartphones is "making more and more of the room that we are charged to investigate dark."…
Nation Aug 29Justice Department investigations find problematic police treatment of those with mental illness
Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.