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Nation Feb 16Could a tip to the FBI have stopped the Florida shooting?
The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting.
Politics Feb 13Why some are angry over Sessions’ ‘Anglo-American heritage’ comments
A look at what it means and why some were upset when Sessions said it:…
Politics Feb 13A top official’s sudden departure adds to the strain of vacancies at the Justice Department
The recent departure of the Justice Department's No. 3 official is adding to the turmoil at an agency that already lacks permanent, politically appointed leaders for many of its most important divisions.
Nation Jan 29FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe leaving post early
WASHINGTON — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey, is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this…
Politics Jan 28Battered but still loyal to Trump, Sessions endures as AG
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will soon mark his first year on the job, having survived a barrage of insults from President Donald Trump, antipathy from some Justice Department employees and even calls from some fellow Republicans for him to…
Politics Jan 26WATCH: Sessions says Justice Department may be fair game for criticism
Sessions, speaking to law enforcement officials in Norfolk, Virginia, said the department's mission is to identify and correct "mistakes of the past" and eliminate political bias "in either direction" from its investigations and prosecutions, a suggestion that that has not…
Nation Jan 24Mayors boycott meeting with Trump after threat against sanctuary cities
The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local officials they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities.
Nation Jan 24Changes in FBI leadership follow criticism from Trump
WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray is making changes to his senior leadership team, as President Donald Trump has continued to attack the bureau for perceived biases against him and has been calling for a shakeup at the top.
Politics Jan 04U.S. expected to end policy that lets legal pot flourish
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana in an expected announcement Thursday. Sessions is rescinding a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without federal intervention across the country.
Politics Jan 03Sessions appoints interim U.S. attorneys to replace some of those ordered to resign last year
The appointments, while temporary, could put the interim appointees in strong positions to be tapped for the permanent slots.