In a handful of cities, citizens and federal monitors struggle to continue police reforms as the Justice Department shows signs of backing off.
The president signed a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs while a health care bill he supports threatens the care of countless vets.
President Trump admitted that he likes divisive rhetoric as a campaign tactic, but now finds it frustrating when it is used by Democrats to counter his agenda.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe turned the conversation to gun control following the shooting at a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday.
Jeff Sessions rejected Comey’s claim that he “did not reply” when the former FBI director expressed concerns about having private communications with Trump.
In testimony Thursday, James Comey explained why he told President-elect Donald Trump in January that he was not being investigated.
Former FBI Director James Comey declined to give his opinion on whether President Trump had tried to obstruct justice in asking Comey to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but suggested the issue is being looked into by special counsel Robert Mueller. Comey testified
CAIR Chicago created an online registry travelers can enter their flight information to ensure that an attorney will be ready and waiting to assist them upon arrival.
The U.S. has alleged that Russian-backed hackers released troves of emails to WikiLeaks from the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman.
President Trump zeroed in on western Pennsylvania in his announcement Thursday that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord. “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” he said in remarks delivered in the White House rose garden.
Ramiro Alvarez, a Chicago police officer and vice president of the Union Impact Center, welcomes kids and their families from Back of the Yards to celebrate the end of the winter soccer season. The center’s soccer program is just one of several community-based programs designed to deter the neighborhood
Sen. Rob Portman spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about his ongoing efforts to combat online sex trafficking ahead of this week’s premiere of the documentary on child sex trafficking.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher confirmed the 2012 meeting where, he said, an FBI agent notified him that Moscow had “looked at me as someone who could be influenced.”
Vanita Gupta, the former head of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, called Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ harsh new sentencing policy “incredibly disappointing” in an interview Monday. Last week, Sessions directed all federal prosecutors to pursue “the most serious, readily provable
At the heart of South America, the long-struggling nation of Bolivia sits atop an unlikely gold mine: the world’s largest lithium reserves. It’s been nearly a decade since the Bolivian government first set out to capitalize on this precious natural resource. For the impoverished, landlocked nation
“It is an ideologically motivated, cookie-cutter approach that has only been proven to generate unfairly long sentences that are often applied indiscriminately and do little to achieve long-term public safety,” Holder said in a statement Friday.
Sen. Mike Rounds said firing Comey did nothing to impede the Russia inquiry, and added that no special prosecutor is needed to pursue it.
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., called the Russian government’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election a "Paul Revere moment.” “The Russians are coming,” he said.
The news of James Comey’s ouster as director of the FBI was met with shock, confusion and condemnation from both sides of the political spectrum — although mostly from Democrats — Tuesday evening. By the next morning, however, Fox News had managed to find plenty of people willing to publicly defend
Counterterrorism expert Philip Mudd called President Trump a “coward” for the way he fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott faced a fierce backlash Monday, hours after signing into law a state ban on sanctuary cities that is widely opposed by law enforcement officials, immigrant rights advocates and religious organizations.
Friday morning, Joaquin Guzman Loera was taken from his solitary confinement cell in lower Manhattan and escorted by a police motorcade across the Brooklyn Bridge to the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, where heavy security signaled the impending arrival of someone important. Well before Guzman’s hearing
On Jan. 8, 2016, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was escorted by soldiers to a helicopter in Mexico City when he was captured after breaking out of a maximum-security prison. The infamous Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” will appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday for the third