Mueller rejects Trump's claims of exoneration, 'witch hunt'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump's claims of "total exoneration" in the federal probe of Rus...

Key takeaways from Robert Mueller's congressional testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller refused to play the part. Not for Republicans and not for Democrats. In back-to-back hearings before the House Judiciary Committee a...

Mueller to take center stage at Russia probe hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President ...

Wray's testimony could be preview for Mueller hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee could be something of a preview of the intense questioning special counsel Robert Mueller is likely to face in Co...

3K federal inmates released under criminal justice overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,100 federal inmates were being released Friday by the Bureau of Prisons as part of a criminal justice overhaul signed into law last year. The First Step...

AP source: NY cop won't be charged in Garner chokehold death

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday...

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second judge has denied a request from the Justice Department to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The lates...

Barr: Mueller's Hill testimony will be 'public spectacle'

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says Democrats are trying to create a "public spectacle" by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia ...

Family of Las Vegas mas shooting victim sues gun makers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The family of a woman killed by a gunman raining down gunfire from a Las Vegas high-rise hotel suite filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against eight gun makers and three dealers ...

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bu...

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural ...

Justice Dept.: Omarosa failed to file financial disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her pos...

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipar...

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. ...

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight ...