(NEW YORK) -- The Justice Department said Friday in a court filing it will seek the death penalty for Payton Gendron, the then-19-year-old who killed 10 people in a racially motivated shooting at a Tops Supermarket in Buffalo, New York, in May 2022.“United States... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration is rolling out another pathway to debt relief for certain student loan borrowers next month.The program targets people who took out smaller loan balances initially and have been paying their loans down for over a decade, unable to get... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican accusations that the Justice Department has been politicized to target former President Donald Trump and others on the right are a "disservice" to the DOJ's employees and add fuel to a toxic environment that has helped drive a recent rise in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After hours of searching the rubble of a partial building collapse in the Bronx, the New York Fire Department said no victims were found.Two people sustained minor injuries -- the only report of injuries in the incident -- as the building... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Six more schools are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education for reports of discrimination on their campuses, according to the agency.Tulane University in Louisiana, Union College in New York, Cobb County School District in Georgia, University of Cincinnati in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In an historic move, the Justice Department on Wednesday announced it is unsealing war crimes charges against four Russia-affiliated military personnel with disturbing details of their alleged torture and inhumane treatment of a U.S. national in Ukraine following Russia's invasion of the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced Wednesday it has opened a civil investigation into the City of Lexington, Mississippi, and its police department to determine whether law enforcement engages in unconstitutional policing.The investigation is just the latest in a series of similar “pattern or... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Seattle Police Department is implementing a new policy that establishes clearer guardrails for the use of ruses. ... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When Abood Okal, a 36-year-old American father trapped in Gaza, received word from U.S. State Department officials informing him the Rafah crossing into Egypt would likely open on Oct. 21 for the first time since Hamas launched a surprise terror attack on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. citizens traveling abroad are urged to "exercise increased caution" in light of the heightened global tensions spurred by Hamas' terror attack on Israel and the unfolding Israel-Hamas war, the State Department said in a new advisory on Thursday."Due to increased tensions in... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Washington State Department of Corrections and a nonprofit disabilities advocacy organization on Wednesday announced a proposed lawsuit settlement regarding care of transgender inmates... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department will be arranging chartered flights for American citizens who are currently in Israel, the White House announced Thursday.The details on the flights are still being worked out, but those citizens will be flown out from Israel "to sites... Read More.