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  • Police swarm home in St Louis suburb after ‘ambush’ of 2 officers

    March 12, 2015 | 12:51 pm

    The shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Mo., during a protest rally sparked an intense manhunt for suspects on Thursday and ratcheted up tensions in a city at the center of a national debate over race and policing.

    President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder...

  • Holder: Ferguson must act immediately on racial bias in policing

    March 4, 2015 | 1:02 pm

    Attorney General Eric Holder called on leaders of Ferguson, Mo., to take "immediate, wholesale and structural corrective action" on the problems with the city's police that the Justice Department unearthed while investigating the shooting of an unarmed man this summer.


  • Autopsy shows Ferguson police shot Michael Brown 6 times

    August 18, 2014 | 10:27 am

    An unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer has set off a week of protests and rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, was struck by at least six bullets, a lawyer for the deceased's family said on Monday.

    The path of one bullet indicates 18-year-old Michael Brown...

  • Is Obama George W. — or even Nixon? The secrecy factor

    May 14, 2013 | 10:05 am

    The Obama administration has in recent weeks suffered a 1-2-3 scandal outbreak:

    – The Benghazi tragedy-as-fiasco gained legs when internal emails emerged suggesting a massaged timeline of who knew what, when;

    – The IRS owned up to focusing on conservative groups in delaying...

  • Holder to ADL: Protect rights of all, including Muslims, after Boston

    April 29, 2013 | 5:08 pm

    In a speech to the Anti-Defamation League, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged Americans to protect the rights of Muslims and other minorities in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

    "The battle for the safety and rights of all Americans -- all Americans -- must be our...

  • Is DOMA doomed? Supreme Court indicates it may strike down marriage law

    March 27, 2013 | 11:41 am

    Several Supreme Court justices on Wednesday indicated interest in striking down a law that denies federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples, presenting the possibility of a major change in a few months in gay marriage law.

    Justice Anthony Kennedy, a potential swing...

  • Iran observers: Assassination bid underscores nuclear threat

    October 18, 2011 | 5:31 pm

    Iran watchers say the revelation of an alleged plot to hire Mexican contract killers to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Washington signals the Iranian regime’s deepening radicalization.

    It also underscores the urgency of the threat posed by Tehran’s nuclear plans, they...

  • US claims to have stopped Iranian terror plot on American soil

    October 11, 2011 | 3:08 pm

    U.S. officials say they frustrated an Iranian plot to use a weapon of mass destruction on American soil.

    Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday outlined charges filed in New York City against two men—an Iranian American and an Iranian. The Iranian American is in custody, while the...