- No consensus on how to notify data breach victims Updated: Mar-09-14 11:34 am
- Biden promotes $35M proposal to test rape kits Updated: Mar-05-14 6:45 pm
- Republican group shows support for gay marriage Updated: Mar-04-14 7:46 pm
- Kentucky's top Democrats divided by gay marriage Updated: Mar-04-14 6:07 pm
- Primaries offer 1st major test of voter ID laws Updated: Feb-28-14 2:55 pm
- Obama plan aims to improve odds for minority boys Updated: Feb-27-14 7:04 pm
- Texas files notice to appeal gay marriage ruling Updated: Feb-27-14 6:20 pm
- Black Miss. lawmakers seek to block voter ID law Updated: Feb-27-14 6:16 pm
- Holder released from hospital after feeling faint Updated: Feb-27-14 4:48 pm
- Acting DOJ criminal division head to leave post Updated: Feb-26-14 2:51 pm
- AP Interview: Sen. Paxton hoping to emulate Cruz Updated: Feb-25-14 4:59 pm
- Michigan defends its defense of gay-marriage ban Updated: Feb-25-14 4:54 pm
- Holder urges congressional action on data breaches Updated: Feb-24-14 5:13 pm
- Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel boss 'Chapo' Guzman Updated: Feb-22-14 8:07 pm
- Holder salutes 'landmark' arrest of drug chief Updated: Feb-22-14 4:39 pm
- Justice Dept. revises media rules Updated: Feb-21-14 8:55 pm
- Democratic lawyers seek to reopen Swallow probe Updated: Feb-21-14 10:40 am
- Holder, Rand Paul discuss criminal justice changes Updated: Feb-12-14 4:08 pm
- Wait till next year for Nev. law on felons voting Updated: Feb-11-14 8:10 pm
- AG urges restoring voting rights to ex-inmates Updated: Feb-11-14 6:47 pm
- Ala. governor reacts to US attorney general Updated: Feb-11-14 6:13 pm
- Man sentenced to 30 years in border agent's death Updated: Feb-10-14 8:07 pm
- Obama officials weigh drone attack on US suspect Updated: Feb-10-14 4:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday promoted President Barack Obama's request for $35 million to help test more rape kits, saying it will help fight crime.
SALT LAKE CITY - A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the Western conservative values of freedom and liberty once championed by Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Two of Kentucky's top Democrats split sharply Tuesday over same-sex marriage, with Gov. Steve Beshear saying outside lawyers will be hired to appeal a decision granting recognition to gay couples married in other states after the attorney general announced he would not pursue the case.
WASHINGTON - In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots - the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges arguing that the measures are designed to suppress voting.
WASHINGTON - In strong, often personal terms, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for vigorous efforts to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males. He also cautioned young minority men not to repeat his own youthful mistakes in an unforgiving world.
AUSTIN, Texas - The state of Texas filed official notice Thursday that it plans to appeal a federal judge's decision to lift the state's ban on gay marriage.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to block the state's plan to start using a voter identification law.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized for several hours Thursday and treated for an elevated heart rate after experiencing lightheadedness and shortness of breath, the Justice Department said.
WASHINGTON - The acting head of the Justice Department's criminal division plans to leave her position next month.
AUSTIN, Texas - Before he mounted an upset U.S. Senate victory in the 2012 Republican primary, tea party darling Ted Cruz mulled running for Texas attorney general. Now, one of the three Republicans vying to become the state's next attorney general isn't being shy about billing himself as the second coming of Cruz.
DETROIT - A spokeswoman for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office is performing its duty by defending the state's ban on gay marriage.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to require businesses to quickly alert consumers and law enforcement agencies in the wake of significant data breaches like the ones at discount retailer Target and at Neiman Marcus.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities captured the world's most powerful drug lord in a resort city Saturday after a massive search through the home state of the legendary capo whose global organization is the leading supplier of cocaine to the United States.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder says the capture in Mexico of the world's most-wanted drug lord is a "landmark achievement."
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced Friday it is revising its rules for obtaining records from the news media in leak investigations, promising that in most instances the government will notify news organizations beforehand of its intention to do so.
SALT LAKE CITY - A Democratic lawyers' group is pressing the U.S. Justice Department to reopen its investigation of former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.
WASHINGTON - Over lunch at the Justice Department, Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. Rand Paul discussed changes in criminal sentencing and restoring voting rights to ex-felons, a pair of issues the Democratic attorney general and the Republican senator regard as vital to improving the criminal justice system.
LAS VEGAS - Elected officials and advocates alike said Tuesday that it will be next year before Nevada state lawmakers can try again to enact a law to restore voting rights to ex-felons.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama's governor said he has always believed convicted felons should have their voting rights restored after they have served their full sentences, a response to a call Tuesday from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for Alabama and 10 other states to do a better job at it.
TUCSON, Arizona - Kelly Terry-Willis did not hesitate to look into the eyes of the orange-jumpsuit-clad man involved in the shooting death of her big brother, telling him his "evil decision" took from her a loving confidant, dance partner and dedicated family man.
WASHINGTON - The case of an American citizen and suspected member of al-Qaida who is allegedly planning attacks on U.S. targets overseas underscores the complexities of President Barack Obama's new stricter targeting guidelines for the use of deadly drones.