The announcement was made Tuesday by Matthew Olsen, the head of the department's National Security Division, and comes as the nation faces a constellation of extremist threats on the home front.
Advocates who want big changes to the criminal justice system are pressing the Biden administration. They want him to grant clemency for a few thousand people and make key personnel decisions.
As millions of Americans hit the skies for Thanksgiving Day travel, the Justice Department announced they are cracking down on criminal behavior of airline passengers.
Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers he's working to keep the Justice Department out of politics after four years of chaos during the Trump presidency.
The Trump administration fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on the eve of his retirement in 2018. McCabe then sued over his termination.
The report from the panel's Democratic majority documents the chaotic final weeks of Trump's presidency following his loss to Joe Biden.
Known as SB 8, the law bans almost all abortions in the state after about six weeks of pregnancy, even in cases of rape, sexual abuse and incest.
The Justice Department on Friday outlined a broad new push to support crime victims, including coordinating with state and local authorities in cases where federal charges won't be brought.
A federal judge will decide whether to block Texas' new restrictive abortion law after hearing from Justice Department attorneys and lawyers for the state. He offered no timetable for a decision.
The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to temporarily block the new Texas abortion ban while its lawsuit against the state continues.
In the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy trial now underway, scrutiny has focused on the Sacklers' demand for immunity from opioid lawsuits that would extend to a vast network of individuals and businesses.
President Biden nominated Damian Williams to head the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. If confirmed, Williams would be the first Black man to lead the office.
A lawsuit accuses the Alabama Republican of helping incite a pro-Trump mob into storming the Capitol on Jan. 6. Named alongside Brooks in the suit are former President Donald Trump and others.
The department says it would not be appropriate for former officials to claim executive privilege forbids them from testifying before Congress.
FirstEnergy Corp. agreed to pay as part of a deferred prosecution agreement. Acting U.S. Attorney Vipal Patel calls it the "largest criminal penalty ever collected" by his office