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Obama set to nominate former Bush aide to run FBI

President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a...

Defiant Eric Holder tells Congress to stuff its contempt citation

A defiant Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at House Republicans over a contempt of Congress citation from the House Oversight and Government Reform...

Feds will appeal stem-cell ruling

The Justice Department said it will appeal a judge's decision to block federal funding for stemcell research, risking an election year fight over hot-button...

CIA tapes reveal how U.S. treats terror suspects

The CIA has tapes of 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh being interrogated in a secret overseas prison. Discovered under a desk, the recordings could provide...

CIA moved prisoners to circumvent court

Four of the nation's most highly valued terrorist prisoners were secretly moved to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2003, years earlier than has been disclosed,...

FBI snooping worries privacy advocates

Invasion of privacy in the Internet age. Expanding the reach of law enforcement to snoop on e-mail traffic or on Web surfing. Those are...

Immigration ruling sends ‘hands off’ message to states

States that had been watching Arizona's immigration law in hopes of copying it received a rude awakening when a judge put most of the...

Prosecutor firings: Inappropriate and political

The Bush administration's Justice Department's actions were inappropriately political, but not criminal, when it fired a U.S. attorney in 2006, prosecutors said Wednesday in...

Uh oh: Arizona guv pissed over Hillary’s comments

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Thursday she's angry over comments by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that the Obama administration will sue the...

Feds crack down on mortgage fraud

Some 500 people have been arrested in a nationwide crackdown on mortgage fraud, and federal officials pointed to Las Vegas as one of the...