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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.
Politics Dec 15Biden picks Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy, sources say
Biden also picked former environmental regulator Gina McCarthy for the powerful new position of domestic climate chief.
Politics Dec 14Barr to step down before Christmas, Trump tweets
President Donald Trump says Attorney General William Barr is resigning.
Politics Dec 13Vandals hit Black churches during weekend pro-Trump rallies
Nearly 30 people were arrested in Washington D.C. on Saturday after clashes broke out between Presidential loyalists and anti-Donald Trump demonstrators.
Politics Dec 09Hunter Biden says he’s facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
In a statement released by the president-elect's transition office, the younger Biden said he learned about the investigation on Tuesday. He did not disclose details of the matter.
Politics Dec 07AP sources: Biden picks Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense
Austin retired from the Army in 2016, which means he would require a congressional waiver of the legal requirement that a former military member be out of uniform for at least seven years before serving as secretary of defense.
Politics Dec 03AP: Trump aide banned from Justice building after trying to get case info
The official serving as President Donald Trump's eyes and ears at the Justice Department has been banned from the building after trying to pressure staffers to give up sensitive case information she could relay to the White House.
Politics Dec 01Barr says Justice Department found no evidence of fraud that would change election outcome
Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud and has seen nothing that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
Nation Nov 27New rule could allow firing squads, gas for federal executions
The amended rule, published Friday in the Federal Register, allows the U.S. government to conduct executions by lethal injection or use “any other manner prescribed by the law of the state in which the sentence was imposed.”…
Politics Nov 23AP source: President-elect Joe Biden taps ex-Fed chair Janet Yellen to lead treasury
Yellen, who is widely admired in the financial world, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789.