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What are the stakes behind Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to recuse himself of any possible investigation into the Trump campaign’s contact with Russia amid worries of election interference? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with John McLaughlin, a former deputy director of…
President Obama set out in an address from the Oval Office on Sunday to reassure Americans about the fight against the Islamic State militant group abroad and protection from terrorism at home. Is the plan enough to keep Americans safe?…
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday that Pakistan has a "special responsibility" to cooperate with the probe into last week's attacks in Mumbai as protesters took to the streets to voice dissatisfaction with India's government.
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After the Justice Department issued a report to investigate the dismissal of nine U.S. attorneys, Attorney General Michael Mukasey appointed a criminal prosecutor. NPR's justice correspondent Ari Shapiro explains.
Attorney General Michael Mukasey appointed a special prosecutor Monday to pursue possible criminal charges against individuals involved in the controversial firings of nine U.S. attorneys.
A Justice Department report released Monday concludes that former top agency officials broke the law by weighing applicants' political leanings when making hiring decisions. Experts examine the findings.
Top aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales violated federal law by allowing politics to influence the hiring of career prosecutors and judges, a new Justice Department investigation concludes.
After years of legal delays, the trial for Osama Bin Laden's former driver began Monday at Guantanamo, marking the first full-scale military tribunal at the base since it opened in 2001. Two legal experts examine the future of the detainee…
After Attorney General Michael Mukasey took charge of the Justice Department, he called for an evaluation of the legalities of the "waterboarding" interrogation tactic. In an interview, Mukasey considers the waterboarding debate, charges against Sept. 11 suspects and the strength…
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