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Politics Sep 17300 and counting: Push by feds to make arrests at U.S. protests
In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr's message was clear: Aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence.
Economy Sep 14Automaker Daimler AG to pay $1.5 billion to settle emissions cheating probes
Officials say Daimler violated environmental laws by using so-called "defeat device software" to circumvent emissions testing and sold about 250,000 cars and vans in the U.S. with diesel engines that didn't comply with state and federal laws.
Politics Sep 11Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns
Nora Dannehy was a top prosecutor on a team led by U.S. Attorney John Durham of Connecticut, who was appointed last year to lead an investigation into how the FBI and other federal agencies set out to investigate Russian interference…
Politics Aug 24New York attorney general probes if Trump inflated value of estate, assets
The attorney general's office is investigating whether the Trump Organization and the president improperly inflated the value of assets to secure loans and obtain economic and tax benefits. The Trump Organization said James' investigation was politically motivated.
Nation Aug 20AP Exclusive: Feds to seek death sentence for Boston bomber
Attorney General William Barr says the Justice Department will seek to reinstate the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Arts Aug 172 men indicted in 2002 killing of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay
Nearly two decades after the slaying of hip hop star Jam Master Jay, federal prosecutors said Monday they have solved one of New York City's most enduring unsolved killings, charging two men while suggesting the artist, celebrated for his anti-drug…
Politics Aug 14Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Trump-Russia probe review
The case against Kevin Clinesmith is likely to be cheered by President Donald Trump and his supporters who've alleged wrongdoing in the FBI's investigation into whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russia. A watchdog report accused Clinesmith of altering an email…
Education Aug 13Justice Department says Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants
A Justice Department investigation finds that Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants, in violation of federal civil rights law. Yale denies the allegation, calling it "meritless" and "hasty."…
Nation Aug 12FBI investigates shooting of military helicopter in Virginia
The FBI is investigating the shooting of a military helicopter during a training mission this week in northern Virginia, injuring one crew member who was aboard, officials said Wednesday.
Politics Aug 10Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House
President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon.