Trump Doesn't Set Age For Guns, Defers On Arming TeachersPresident Donald Trump's plan to prevent school shootings doesn't increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21 and leaves the question of arming teachers to states and local communities.
Justice Department Proposes Banning Rapid-Fire Bump StocksThe Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks.
Pot-Users Want Judge To Declare Marijuana Safe Under U.S. LawFive plaintiffs, including a military veteran, have filed a lawsuit claiming the government's decision to classify marijuana as dangerous is irrational, unconstitutional and motivated by politics, not hard science.
No. 3 Justice Department Official Stepping Down Amid TurmoilA friend of Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand told The Associated Press she is stepping down for a private sector job.
House Panel To Release Memo On FBI Russia ProbeThe memo addresses a dossier of allegations against President Trump compiled by a former British spy, and questions over whether it was used to obtain surveillance warrants.
Trump Asks Supreme Court For Full Enforcement Of Travel BanThe Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect.
Atty General Sessions Considers Clinton Foundation Special CounselAttorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal.
Despite Tough Talk, Trump Follows Obama On Terror SuspectsDonald Trump has treated terror suspects just as President Barack Obama did, passing on the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in favor of having Justice Department lawyers try suspects.
Two Indictments, One Guilty Plea In Trump-Russia ProbeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election revealed its first targets Monday, with a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump admitting he lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russians.
Supreme Court Opens Term With New Trump Nominee In PlaceThe justices will hear important cases that touch on gay rights and religious freedoms, the polarized American electorate, the government's ability to track people without search warrants, employees' rights to band together over workplace disputes and states' rights to allow betting on professional and college sporting events.
Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law In CourtThe Trump administration is backing a Texas "sanctuary city" crackdown in court ahead of a federal judge deciding whether to put the new law on hold.
Texas City Among 12 To Receive Federal Aid To Fight CrimeThe Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crime.
Trump Raps Justice Appeal In Travel Ban CasePresident Donald Trump is criticizing his own Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered down, politically correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March.
Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Possible On New FBI DirectorPresident Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office.
US Prosecutors Told To Push For More, Harsher PunishmentsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is telling the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against most suspects. That is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms by triggering mandatory minimum sentences.