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  • BofA reportedly in $17-billion settlement over toxic loan securities

    BofA reportedly in $17-billion settlement over toxic loan securities
    Bank of America Corp. has agreed to fork over nearly $17 billion to settle government claims over toxic mortgage securities that helped trigger the Great Recession, according to people close to the negotiations with the Justice Department. The agreement...
  • Obama scandals threaten nation's democracy

    Vice President Joe Biden recently advised that "hope and change" may be dead. Given that the lack of presidential leadership is causing some commentators to worry that President Obama has checked out, this is accurate. I would suggest a new slogan of...
  • Justice Department eyes changes in Florida voting laws

    Justice Department eyes changes in Florida voting laws
    TALLAHASSEE — A letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida's election laws. Holder wrote to Gov. Rick Scott on July 21 expressing concerns about elections laws and procedures that...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 2: Back to school; Farewell, Williamsburg; Deer is still dead

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 2: Back to school; Farewell, Williamsburg; Deer is still dead
    School supply lists "To the person looking for middle school supply lists: Go to the WJC Schools website at http://www.wjccschools.org/Middle School Supplies. Select Our Schools, then select middle and drag down to the school." Back to school...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court backs GOP law on voter ID

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state requirements that people show photo identification before being allowed to vote, the latest battle over how to regulate the polls. In a split ruling, the court backed the photo requirement, strongly...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...
  • Activists seek civil rights probe into CHP officer's beating of woman

    Los Angeles civil rights activists on Tuesday asked the U.S. Attorney's civil rights division to open a formal investigation into a California Highway Patrol officer who was caught on cellphone video beating a woman on the side of a freeway. The footage...
  • Colorado, Washington senators seek uniform US guidelines on recreational pot

    SEATTLE Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines...
  • Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

    WASHINGTON After nearly two years of sending conflicting signals on the legalization of marijuana, the Obama administration finds itself under increased pressure from all sides to deliver a consistent message on where it stands. Democratic senators...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe

    Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe
    Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, including the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department....
  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...