Justice Department

File photo of US Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Asks For Federal Autopsy On Missouri Teen

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.

08/17/2014

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: FBI Collection Of ISP, Telephone Info Better, Improvements Needed

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better.

08/14/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention wait at the Greyhound bus station for their continued journey to various U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigration Courts Speeding Up Hearings For Tens Of Thousands Of Immigrant Children Caught At Border

Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

07/31/2014

File photo of a New York Police Department car. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. Monitoring NYC Police Death Probe

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.

07/25/2014

The Citigroup logo on the side of the bank's headquarters which dominates the skyline at London's Docklands on Nov. 5, 2007 in Canary Wharf, London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Citigroup To Pay $7 Billion To Settle Probe Into Risky Subprime Mortgages

Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis.

07/14/2014

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Report: 10 Million Identity Theft Cases, Most Common Consumer Complaint In US

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S.

07/01/2014

A photo taken on June 24, 2014 in Lille, northern France shows the logo of the French bank BNP Paribas. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

French Bank Agrees To Pay Billions For Violating Trade Sanctions By Processing Transactions For Clients In Iran, Cuba

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, has agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations that it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced Monday.

07/01/2014

One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

US Cites ‘Grave Harm To National Security,’ Urges Less Public Info On Drone Strikes

The U.S. government wants to give the public less information about its legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas.

06/06/2014

Authorities say the crooks hacked into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world and stole more than $100 million. (Getty Images)

U.S. Disrupts Hacking Schemes That Stole Millions

The hackers got into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, stealing more than $100 million from businesses and consumers.

06/02/2014

File photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Sanders: ‘I Think Some People May Be Cooking The Books’ At VA Hospitals

The chairmen of House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on Sunday decried long waits and backlogs at the nations VA hospitals but stopped short of calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

05/26/2014

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