Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are asking Attorney General William Barr in a letter about the decision to resume executing federal death-row inmates for the first time since 2003.
By Associated Press
On Monday, Attorney General William Barr sharply criticized the management of the Manhattan federal prison where wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell over the weekend. John Yang reports and talks to Cardozo Law School’s Jessica Roth…
The 66-year-old financier accused of sex trafficking underage girls was found Saturday morning in his cell at the chronically short-staffed Metropolitan Correctional Center.
By Jim Mustian, Michael Sisak, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans, Attorney General William Barr said his tough-on-crime approach in the 1990s helped reduce violent crime.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The complaint, which names as defendants Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Chris Wray, revisits a political drama that was seized on by conservative critics of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as proof that the bureau was biased…
By Associated Press
Immigrants who fear persecution because of their family ties will no longer be eligible for asylum, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Monday.
Attorney General William Barr has announced that the federal government will resume enforcement of the death penalty. No federal executions have occurred since 2003, in the face of increasing litigation over the constitutionality of the punishment. Amna Nawaz talks to…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Justice Department declined to pursue criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. House Democrats had voted to cite them for refusing to turn over documents on adding a…
Members of Congress aren’t the only ones seeking answers from Robert Mueller in his long-awaited congressional testimony. Viewers from across the country -- and beyond -- submitted their questions to the NewsHour. Lisa Desjardins walks through some of them and…
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