| Jul 15, 2014
Illinois will receive $84 million as part of a national $7 billion settlement resolving allegations by federal and state authorities that Citigroup Inc. sold risky mortgage-backed securities that harmed investors, which included pension systems and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
With Citigroup Inc. agreeing to pay $7 billion for issuing toxic mortgage securities, the Justice Department now turns to settling its case against what analysts call the biggest mortgage miscreant of all: Bank of America Corp.
The government has...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has refused to meet with Bank of America chief executive Brian Moynihan as the two sides continue to dispute terms of a potential multibillion-dollar settlement involving troubled home loans, a person...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Former state Sen. Philip Puckett's Congressman, Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-9th, says he's been stunned by reports that Puckett's resignation is the subject of a federal investigation, and is "deeply concerned that this investigation is politically motivated....
| 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 10, 2014
| 8:08 AM
The crap that appears on these pages, written by idiots who get their information from hate radio and Fox Fiction, is amazing. The president did not arm Syrian rebels, and the fighting in Iraq is a religious war between two sects of Islam that have been...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...