(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI and the Justice Department have opened a coordinated civil rights investigation into the recent death of a Memphis man after a confrontation with police, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee Kevin G. Ritz announced. This investigation into the death... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The judge overseeing New York Attorney General Letitia James' $250 million civil lawsuit against former President Trump is pondering whether to sanction his attorneys, new court filings revealed Thursday. Judge Arthur Engoron, in an email to the attorneys, said he "is considering... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Late Georgia Rep. John Lewis, an icon of the civil rights movement who served in Congress for decades, will be memorialized with a new postage stamp in 2023. "Devoted to equality and justice for all Americans, Lewis spent more than 30 years in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Sam Bankman-Fried, the embattled former CEO of cryptocurrency giant FTX and trading firm Alameda Research, with defrauding investors. "FTX’s collapse highlights the very real risks that unregistered crypto asset trading platforms can pose... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The top executives of three civil rights groups are demanding a meeting with new Twitter owner Elon Musk following what they say has been a rise in racial and religious hatred on the social media platform. The groups are asking for Musk... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Longtime relic collector Riley Bryant said he had a good hunch that he would find something interesting last weekend under the I-55 bridge in Memphis as the Mississippi River's water levels reached record lows. But the 21-year-old student and videographer never expected... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will open a federal civil rights investigation looking at Mississippi's use of federal funds in Jackson and if the majority Black residents were discriminated against by not funding improvements to the water supply. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Eleven civil rights and democracy groups have sent a new letter calling for social media CEOs to combat and curb the rampant problem of election disinformation ahead of the upcoming midterm elections as advocates warn that they expect disinformation to increase... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two of former President Donald Trump's grown children have been deposed by the New York Attorney General's Office as part of its civil investigation into the family real estate business, sources familiar with the testimony told ABC News. Ivanka Trump sat for... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas' "trigger" law, which raises the penalty for performing abortions, is set to go into effect on Aug. 25, after the U.S. Supreme Court formally issued its judgement overturning Roe v. Wade on Tuesday. "Trigger" laws only take effect when certain events... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An Ohio man who accused Joe Biden, other Democrats, and the mainstream media of "treason" is set to testify in a public hearing Tuesday before the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol last year, according to a source familiar... Read More.