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Politics Jan 06Biden to name judge Merrick Garland as attorney general
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday.
Politics Jan 05Judge bans Proud Boys leader from Washington after arrest
The order bans Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, 36, from entering the District of Columbia, with very limited exceptions to meet with his attorney or appear in court.
Politics Jan 04Proud Boys leader arrested, accused of burning church’s Black Lives Matter banner
Police in the nation’s capital have arrested the leader of the Proud Boys for burning a Black Lives Matter sign that was torn down from a historic Black church in downtown Washington last month.
Nation Dec 29U.S. Justice Department declines charges against officers in Tamir Rice case
The Justice Department announced that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooting was of too poor a quality for prosecutors to conclusively…
Nation Dec 28After naming Nashville bombing suspect, focus turns to motive
Authorities are piecing together the motive behind the explosion that severely damaged dozens of downtown buildings and injured three people.
Nation Dec 26Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following blast
Police emergency systems across Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as Nashville's COVID-19 community hotline, remained out of service due to an AT&T central office being affected by the blast. The building contained a telephone exchange, with network equipment in it…
Nation Dec 25Judge delays execution of only woman on U.S. death row
A federal judge said the Justice Department unlawfully rescheduled the execution of the only woman on federal death row, potentially setting up the Trump administration to schedule the execution after president-elect Joe Biden takes office.
Nation Dec 22Feds sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis
The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers.
Politics Dec 21Barr says ‘no reason’ for special counsel on election fraud or Hunter Biden
Outgoing Attorney General William Barr said that the investigation into Hunter Biden's financial dealings was "being handled responsibly and professionally."…
Nation Dec 21WATCH: Justice Department announces new charges against bombmaker in 1988 Pan Am explosion
The Justice Department has unsealed charges against a Libyan bombmaker in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.