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A special team of arson and explosives experts has been dispatched by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to East Joliet, Ill., to determine the cause of a fire Sunday at a galvanizing plant — the largest in the U.S. and the second largest in the world — that caused more than $20 million in damage.
The agency that enforces the federal job discrimination laws has ruled for the first time that transgender people are protected from bias in the workplace.
Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is going into business with two other top officials from the George W. Bush administration.
The man who purchased two semi-automatic assault rifles found at the scene of the fatal December 2010 shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent just north of the Arizona-Mexico border pleaded guilty Thursday to two felony charges in the federal government's botched Fast and Furious gun-smuggling investigation.
The ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says a Justice Department investigation into the botched "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation has taken "an awfully long time to finish" and, as a result, "should meet the highest standards of accuracy and independence."
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was threatened Thursday with contempt of Congress by Republican members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, who said the Justice Department has failed to turn over key documents in the committee's ongoing investigation into the botched "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation in Arizona.
The ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday said "misguided gunwalking operations" that began in 2006 in Arizona failed to include sufficient operational controls to stop dangerous weapons from getting into the hands of violent criminals, creating a danger to public safety on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich has proposed a commission to study the management of in vitro fertilization clinics, where infertile couples seek treatment to allow pregnancy and large numbers of leftover embryos are discarded or stored.
The chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona cited his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing Friday to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in its ongoing investigation into the failed "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation.