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Nation Jul 16WATCH: Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in Eric Garner case
The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.
Nation Jul 16Justice Department won’t charge New York officer in Eric Garner’s death
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
Politics Jul 08Barr says he sees a legal pathway for citizenship question
In an interview with The Associated Press, Attorney General William Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to ask the controversial question.
Nation Jul 03Family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim sues gun makers
LAS VEGAS — The family of a woman killed by a gunman raining down gunfire from a Las Vegas high-rise hotel suite filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against eight gun makers and three dealers arguing their weapons are designed…
Nation Jun 30Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths
The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year.
Politics Jun 12Trump asserts executive privilege over documents in 2020 census fight
The Justice Department says President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in a fight over a 2020 census question that would ask about citizenship.
Nation Jun 09Panic at DC pride parade after reports of gun, mistaken gunfire
A panic after reports of a man with a gun and a mistaken belief that a gun had been fired during a pride parade in the nation's capital sent people running through the city's streets Saturday, authorities said, sending seven…
Politics May 30WATCH: Trump calls Mueller a ‘never Trumper’
President Donald Trump's remarks come a day after special counsel Robert Mueller pointedly rejected his repeated claims that he was cleared of obstruction of justice allegations.
Politics May 29WATCH: Robert Mueller makes 1st public statement on Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller, breaking a two-year silence on his investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, announced his resignation from the Justice Department on Wednesday so that he can "return to public life."…
Politics May 21Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action against Barr
The unusual request comes after the committee's chairman, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, warned that the committee would take an unspecified "enforcement action" against Barr or the Justice Department after they refused to hand over an unredacted version of…