| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:10 PM
A private autopsy report shows that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times, the New York Times reported on Sunday night.
Citing Dr. Michael M. Baden, former chief...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:03 PM
It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:05 AM
President Barack Obama said Monday he would take executive action to revamp the U.S. immigration system and move additional resources to protect the border after hopes of passing broad reform legislation in Congress officially died. Republican John...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
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.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:21 AM
A Libyan militia leader pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court on Saturday to a terrorism charge in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans.
Ahmed Abu Khatallah was transferred to the U.S. District...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — For years, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington has watched as authorities in New York and Virginia handled many of nation's biggest terrorism cases — even ones in which the District of Columbia was the target of planned...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The federal arraignment Saturday of the suspected ringleader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks is likely to revive the political firestorm over prosecuting terrorism suspects on American soil.
Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah, his long, graying hair and...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:23 PM
With a record $9-billion fine against BNP Paribas, one of the world's largest banks, the Justice Department aimed Monday to send a clear message to bank shareholders everywhere.
"The $9 billion that's walking out the door today is your money," FBI...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted Friday to slash the sentences of 46,000 inmates serving time for drug offenses, the latest move by federal officials to ease decades-old policies that have clogged the nation's prisons.
If the decision is not blocked...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs.
Lately, however, the Drug Enforcement Administration has found itself under attack in...