U.S. Federal Government Resumes Death Penalty, Schedules 5 ExecutionsFor the first time since 2003, the U.S. federal government will resume executing death-row inmates.
2 Get Prison For Immigrant Smuggling That Led To 2 DeathsTwo Guatemalan men have been sentenced to federal prison for their parts in an immigrant-smuggling run that led to the deaths of two Ecuadoran men.
Trump Administration Moves To Officially Ban Bump StocksA senior Justice Department official says bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns.
‘Justice’ Is Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The YearMerriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Wrongfully Denying AsylumThe American Civil Liberties Union says it sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
Justice Department Appealing AT&T, Time Warner MergerA federal judge ruled the merger was legal one month ago and imposed no conditions on the union.
Government Reopens Investigation Of Emmett Till MurderThe federal government has reopened its investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world.
US To Reunite, Release More Than 50 Immigrant ChildrenMore than 50 immigrant children under age 5 will be reunited with their parents by Tuesday's court-ordered deadline for action by the Trump administration, and the families will then be released into the U.S., a government attorney said Monday.
Trump Demands Justice Department Look Into Whether FBI "Infiltrated" CampaignPresident Trump tweeted on Sunday that he is demanding the Department of Justice investigate whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for "Political Purposes."
More US Prosecutors, Judges Added For Immigration CasesThe Justice Department has announced it is adding prosecutors and judges to deal with a backlog of immigration cases along the southwestern U.S.-Mexico border.
Government Says Deal Between AT&T & Time Warner Would Hurt ConsumersIn the antitrust trial's last day in federal court, the U.S. government pleaded its case Monday for blocking AT&T from absorbing Time Warner, saying that the combination would hurt consumers.
Sinclair Chairman Responds To Criticism Of Controversial PromosThe country's largest owner of TV stations is responding to criticism over its mandate for local news anchors to read a promotional script that some say contains a controversial political message.
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.