By Kathleen Hennessey and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
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…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — States should make it easier for convicted felons to obtain state-issued identification after they get out of prison, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday.
By Tami Abdollah and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
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…
By Larisa Epatko
In terms of persona and puns, Justice Antonin Scalia will be hard to replace, but President Barack Obama has said he is going to try. Here are the names of some of those mentioned as possible successors.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Department of Justice filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, after the city council voted to revise part of a consent decree on police and court reform, related to the police killing of…
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.
By Joshua Barajas
Federal investigators opened a probe into the fatal police shooting of Mario Woods, a black man, in San Francisco, the Justice Department announced Monday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama moved Monday to require all gun sellers to register as dealers — even those who sell at gun shows and online — and to run background checks on all prospective purchasers, aiming to curb a…
WASHINGTON — Incendiary rhetoric has seeped into 2016 presidential politics, surfaced in the public debate over accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. and popped up repeatedly following terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.
By Don Babwin and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
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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