Texas, Trump Administration Seek To Delay Voter ID Hearing The U.S. Justice Department joined Texas' attorney general Wednesday in asking a federal court to delay a hearing on the state's voter ID law, the latest signal that the federal government might drop its opposition to the law now that Donald Trump is president.
FBI Director Comey To Address South By Southwest Festival
FBI Investigating Threats To Jewish CentersThe ADL says it's received reports of threats in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Delaware, Connecticut, Alabama, California, Maine, Tennessee, South Carolina, Missouri, Texas and Kansas.
Feds Arrest Several Involved In Call Center Scam Based In IndiaIt can be a frightening call to get. Callers posing as tax and immigration agents are threatening arrest, deportation or other punishment unless money is sent to help clear up what they say is a deportation warrant or to cover unpaid income taxes.
US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law.
N.C. Governor: Transgender Bathroom Use "Now A National Issue"Governor says he hopes other states will join North Carolina in court as it fights the Justice Department's position that the Civil Rights Act requires that transgender people be allowed to access facilities matching their gender identities.
Reports Shows Drop In Overall Crime At U.S. SchoolsThe latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.
Halliburton, Baker Hughes Abandon $34B MergerThe Justice Department says two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger.
Microsoft Suit Is Latest Tech Clash With U.S. Over PrivacyAs we live more of our lives online, the companies we trust with our digital secrets are increasingly clashing with authorities who want access to the messages, pictures, financial records and other data we accumulate in electronic form.
Elderly Texas Man Sentenced To 20 Years After Child Porn ConvictionA 76-year-old Mesquite man has been sentenced to 240 months in federal prison, after pleading guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography. Robert Lloyd admitted that he had collected child pornography for 30 years.
Travelers File Suit Vs. Two N. Texas Airlines Over High AirfaresThis comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.
Feds Appeal Texas Judge's Rule Change Blocking Gay-Couple's Medical Benefits The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a federal judge in Texas' temporarily blocking federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.