"We want to be partners with the DOJ to bring about meaningful, sustainable and significant reforms," the mayor's letter says. It comes a week after 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant was killed by police.
An indictment describes four instances last year in which Sheriff Victor Hill ordered detainees restrained in a chair for hours, though the men had offered no resistance.
The DOJ sued Yale over its use of race in admissions in October, citing discrimination against white and Asian American applicants. It withdrew the suit and Title VI violation notice on Wednesday.
Thousands of Texas patients with long-term diseases like Alzheimer's were falsely told they had just six months to live. Rodney Mesquias and others were convicted last year.
The antitrust lawsuit against Google is the most significant action the federal government has taken against a technology company in two decades. Google calls the lawsuit "deeply flawed."
An attorney for the former national security adviser said in court on Tuesday she's been keeping the president in the loop even as the government has sought to drop the charges.
The Justice Department's proposal would hold Facebook and Twitter more accountable for users' posts. One critic says the Trump administration is "trying to work the refs ahead of the election."
The U.S. Justice Department says there are unconstitutional conditions in Alabama's prison system. The government alleges guards use excessive force on men incarcerated in the state's prisons.