- Catholic League slams Obama: ‘Do Christian lives mean so little to you?’
- National laboratory cancels ‘Southern Accent Reduction’ classes after outcry
- U.S. woman with Ebola is stable, improving, son says
- Belgium pushes for clear labeling of goods from Israeli settlements
- ‘Queen of Mean’ Leona Helmsley’s former home hits market for $65M
- Florida beach-goers told to beware flesh-eating bacteria in water
- Lundergan Grimes uses ‘war on women’ strategy to attack McConnell
- Rep. Jeff Miller: ‘Ain’t no leash for VA’
- Al Qaeda nets $125M from ransom payoffs from Europe since 2008
- Ohio Gov. John Kasich cruising to re-election: survey
Department Of Justice
Latest Department Of Justice Items
In a story May 8, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Education Department, incorrectly reported that 14 school districts were being investigated for possible violations under a Supreme Court ruling that children brought into the U.S. illegally are guaranteed the right to a public education. The Education Department said Friday that all but three of the complaints had been resolved.
The state of Wisconsin agreed Thursday to stop enforcing a cap on how much people can donate in total to candidates running for office, ending a federal lawsuit and bringing state law in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that all schools must enroll illegal immigrants as students, citing "troubling reports" that some districts are discriminating against the children of undocumented parents.
Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.
House Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency's tea party controversy.
In a story May 6 about Cover Oregon's switch to the federal health insurance website, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a state Department of Justice legal memo contradicted one written by the Office of Legislative Counsel. Both memos concluded that Cover Oregon's board could approve a partnership exchange with the federal government under certain conditions.
Supporters of a private school tuition voucher program asked a federal judge Monday to cancel his April order requiring that Louisiana provide regular reports on the program to federal officials.
With votes looming to create a special committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, hold former IRS official Lois G. Lerner in contempt of Congress and demand a special counsel to look into the IRS, House Republicans have created a political minefield for Democrats in tough re-election races.
A contempt motion against the sheriff who runs the New Orleans jail was dismissed Friday after lawyers for inmates and the Justice Department said they were pleased with steps being taken to improve fire safety at the lockup.