By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a terror threat that has entered a "new phase" as he sought to reassure Americans shaken by recent attacks in Paris…
By PBS NewsHour
Republican candidates and lawmakers have expressed concerns about the United States accepting Syrian refugees in the days since Friday’s terror attacks on Paris. More than two dozen governors now say they oppose President Obama's plan to welcome 10,000 more Syrian…
Thursday on the NewsHour, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops out of the race for Speaker of the House. Also: Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses law enforcement accountability and transparency, Ben Bernanke on who should have taken the fall for the…
As attorney general, Loretta Lynch leads the Justice Department amid a spike in violent crime in several major U.S. cities, as well as national outcry over police-involved shootings. Gwen Ifill sits down with Lynch to discuss better transparency on law…
By News Desk
The Justice Department does not have a national record of all police-involved shooting deaths, a fact that Attorney General Loretta Lynch says needs to change.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the government will make federal marriage benefits available to same-sex couples following a Supreme Court decision last month that legalized same-sex marriage.
The world's most popular sport is run by FIFA, a powerful group that rakes in billions of dollars. Today, authorities in both the U.S. and Switzerland launched probes into corruption and bribery within soccer's international governing body. Gwen Ifill discusses…
Swiss police entered a luxury hotel in Zurich on Wednesday and arrested seven FIFA officials on charges such as racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering in a case that involves more than $150 million in bribes. The Justice Department announced…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken.
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