‘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.
Disney Wins Antitrust Approval To Purchase Most Of FoxThe U.S. Justice Department has agreed to a settlement with Disney that will allow it to purchase most of Fox's assets. Disney will have to sell off Fox's regional sports networks.
Federal Pot Policy Change Sparks Confusion, Crackdown FearsThe Trump administration announced Thursday that it was ending an Obama-era policy to tread lightly on enforcing U.S. marijuana laws.
Qatar Airways Dropping Plan To Invest In American AirlinesQatar Airways says it's dropping an attempt to buy a big stake in American Airlines, an audacious move that received a chilly reception from the Fort Worth-based carrier.
Qatar Airways Seeks 10-Percent Stake In American AirlinesQatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in Fort Worth-based American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size.
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.
Lawyers: Trump Administration May Back Texas Immigration LawAttorneys trying to halt a Texas law that would crackdown on "sanctuary cities" say the U.S. Justice Department has asked to weigh in on the case.
AP Sources: Justice Department Will Not Charge Baton Rouge OfficersThe U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond.
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 India; Some Charges DismissedIt 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.