Justice Department News
Donald Trump unable to declassify Democrats' memo on abuse of surveillance powers by his govt, says White House
Citing national security concerns, the White House has formally notified the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is "unable" to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers in the FBI's Russia probe
Donald Trump to not act against top Justice Department officials, says White House after release of declassified memo
Donald Trump is not considering firing top Justice Department officials, the White House said on Monday, amid allegations of bias and fears of a presidential purge
Indian American lawyer Kashyap Patel, author of Donald Trump's memo criticising FBI, worked as prosecutor with justice department
Indian American lawyer Kashyap "Kash" Patel is the author of the controversial Republican memo critical of the FBI and some Justice Department officials
FBI opposes release of memo depicting agency as deeply politicised; John Kelly says document could be released soon
The FBI warned it has "grave concerns" over the accuracy of a secret memo, as Donald Trump's top aide signalled the White House would allow the document's release.
US government shutdown: Military, health programmes to continue; most employees to be furloughed or asked to work without pay
The US federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations. Here's how key parts of the federal government would be affected by a shutdown
A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a programme protecting young immigrants from deportation.
A naturalised American from India has been stripped of his US citizenship, the first case under the Donald Trump government.
Under a previous agreement, either company could terminate the deal if it was not completed as of 22 April.
US military to hire transgenders from 2018: Trump administration moves federal court to block implementation of policy
President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal court to block the Pentagon from starting the hiring of transgender recruits in 2018.
FBI removes agent Peter Strzok from Robert Mueller's Russia probe team for exchanging anti-Donald Trump messages
A FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian election meddling after the discovery of an exchange of anti-Trump text messages
US Supreme Court may impose limits on government's ability to track its citizens through cell-phone information
The justices heard 80 minutes of arguments in a case at the intersection of privacy and technology.
Uber's latest incident involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to ride elsewhere or keep looking the other way.
As a candidate, Donald Trump called on Americans to boycott Apple unless it helped the FBI hack into the phone, but he hasn’t been as vocal as president.
Republican Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
US Supreme Court agrees to resolve the privacy of emails dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft
The appeals court ruled that Microsoft could not be forced to turn over emails sought in the narcotics case that were stored in Dublin.
Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington despite a Justice Department investigating a major corruption scandal
Washington: Christopher Wray was sworn in by Attorney-General Jeff Sessions as the new FBI director, with the latter lauding Wray's "spirit" and "strength of character."
Former FBI Director James Comey will write a book about leadership and decision making that will draw upon his career in government.
Given how often Christopher Wray has rebuked the president, it's clear he will be no Donald Trump stooge
On Tuesday, the US Senate confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, according to media reports.
A majority of hate crimes experienced by American residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report that stoked concerns about tensions regarding black and Latin communities