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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:45:00 -0500President Obama has shortened the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private who leaked military secrets to WikiLeaks. Obama also pardoned a general who lied to leak investigators.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500President Obama is commuting most of Chelsea Manning's sentence. Manning is the army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking material about U.S. military and diplomatic activities through WikiLeaks in 2010.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:29:00 -0500Charges against Noor Salman include "Aiding and Abetting by providing material support to a terrorist," Orlando's police chief said. The attack was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:52:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a health care plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:12:00 -0500Lynch told the congregation at a historic church in Birmingham, Ala., that progress cannot be taken for granted, echoing a sentiment she stressed in a Sunday interview with NPR.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:05:18 -0500Next week the Supreme Court will hear arguments for Lee v. Tam, which is a First Amendment case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, brought by the rock band The Slants.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:05:18 -0500Ahead of her final speech in office, Attorney General Loretta Lynch reflects on her time leading the U.S. Justice Department.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:00 -0500There are calls for President Obama to pardon Oscar López Rivera, who was jailed in connection to a series of bombings by a radical nationalist group. But to some, he's still an unrepentant terrorist.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:07:00 -0500Unlike other migrants who arrive on American soil without visas, Cubans once had a unique place in U.S. immigration policy. Not anymore.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:50:00 -0500Department Of Justice officials released a report this week about the Chicago police department. There have also been further developments in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:31:00 -0500A week after the intelligence community reported that Russia meddled in the presidential campaign, senators on the intelligence committee say they will launch their own bipartisan inquiry.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0500Takata pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1 billion in a settlement with the Justice Department over its airbags that were prone to rupture. Three Takaya executives have been charged with conspiracy.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0500After a year-long investigation, the U.S. Justice Department reported on Friday that the Chicago police department uses excessive force and its officers are poorly trained.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:02:00 -0500An investigation by the Justice Department found that Chicago police are poorly trained in use of force, can easily collude to conceal acts of brutality and are rarely punished for violations.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:11:00 -0500The settlement with the Justice Department is tied to a deadly defect in air bags that has been linked to at least 16 deaths. The associated recall is the largest in U.S. auto safety history.