The investigation into the Atlanta-based jail comes almost a year after the death of Lashawn Thompson who died in a bedbug-infested cell in Fulton County Jail's psychiatric wing.
The federal government is accusing Norfolk Southern of "unlawfully polluting" the country's waterways and violating the Clean Water Act in the accident near East Palestine.
Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg spoke with Morning Edition about steps the city is taking to reform its police department — which he says is also some 300 officers short.
The sides disagree on whether there should be a special master at all, and how the document review actually should work. Former U.S. attorney Chuck Rosenberg discusses their possible considerations.
An NPR investigation examined records of payouts by the city and found troubling patterns: Plaintiffs alleged that police often used excessive force. And several officers were repeatedly named.
Allison Fluke-Ekren admitted to operating an all-female ISIS military group and training women and girls on how to use explosive devices.
The Justice Department argues that the order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in early 2021 "falls easily within the CDC's statutory authority."
Former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark was a key figure in a recent Senate report for his promises to pursue former President Donald Trump's false election fraud claims.
"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."