Jay Reeves, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 11:10am
Relatives of a black man shot to death by an Alabama police officer who apparently mistook him for a shooting suspect are complaining about the state's decision to take over the investigation from Birmingham's first black district attorney.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 10:48am
Former FBI Director James Comey is back for a second closed-door interview with two Republican-led committees investigating what they say was bias at the Justice Department before the 2016 presidential election.
A 41-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to 109 years and six months in prison for abusing and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, whose body was found encased in concrete in the garage of a Wichita rental home they had lived in.
Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 9:22am
Russia's sweeping political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media was more far-reaching than originally thought, with troll farms working to discourage black voters and "blur the lines between reality and fiction" to help elect Donald Trump in 2016, according to reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee.
Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.