Apr 29

Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back…

Mar 24

Banks, dam targeted by Iranian hackers, U.S. says; 7 charged

WASHINGTON — Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged Thursday in a series of punishing cyberattacks on dozens of banks and a small dam outside New York City, intrusions that reached into America's infrastructure and disrupted the financial…

Dec 07

U.S. Justice Department to investigate Chicago police

CHICAGO -- The Justice Department will investigate patterns of racial disparity in the use of force by Chicago police officers as part of a wide-ranging probe that could lead to calls for sweeping changes at one of the country's largest…

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