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  • Abu Ghaith verdict shows lingering impact of Sept. 11 to New Yorkers

    Abu Ghaith verdict shows lingering impact of Sept. 11 to New Yorkers
    NEW YORK -- However you viewed the outcome of the terrorism trial of Sulaiman abu Ghaith, perhaps best known as Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, one thing was clear from its start until the moment the word "guilty" was read in court: the lingering effect...
  • Toyota sudden-acceleration settlement is ratified

    Toyota sudden-acceleration settlement is ratified
    NEW YORK — A federal judge ratified the landmark deal in the criminal prosecution of Toyota Motor Corp. over safety defects in its vehicles, but not without a tongue-lashing about the "reprehensible picture" of corporate misconduct the automaker...
  • Spy wars on Capitol Hill: Feinstein vs. the CIA

     Spy wars on Capitol Hill: Feinstein vs. the CIA
    Some calming words from Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. may lower the political temperature of a confrontation between Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and the CIA. But Feinstein's allegation that the agency improperly searched Senate Intelligence Committee...
  • Holder: No decision on whether to investigate CIA or Senate aides

    Holder: No decision on whether to investigate CIA or Senate aides
    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has not decided whether to formally investigate the conduct of CIA officers or Senate staffers in a high-profile dispute that has emerged from a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation of now-banned CIA...
  • Justice Department's watchdog faults mortgage fraud prosecutions

    Justice Department's watchdog faults mortgage fraud prosecutions
    The U.S. Justice Department used faulty statistics to overstate its mortgage-fraud prosecution efforts and ranked mortgage-fraud last in its list of priorities despite public pledges to combat these types of crimes, an internal watchdog said Thursday. ...
  • Rand Paul can be nutty, but he's right about Obama's power grab

    Rand Paul can be nutty, but he's right about Obama's power grab
    It came as no surprise to anyone who had been paying attention that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul won the presidential straw poll at last weekend’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference near Washington, D.C. The CPAC crowd is dominated by...
  • Internet firms allowed to disclose details of U.S. data requests

    Internet firms allowed to disclose details of U.S. data requests
    WASHINGTON — After legal action and months of lobbying, Internet and telecommunications companies won permission from the Obama administration Monday to disclose broad details about the data requests they have been secretly complying with under...
  • Repairing the Voting Rights Act

    Repairing the Voting Rights Act
    When the Supreme Court struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act last year, it seemed impossible that a divided Congress would be able to agree on new legislation that would satisfy the court's concerns and restore robust enforcement of the...
  • November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
    The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested. In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
  • NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being

    NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being
    WASHINGTON — In the week since President Obama called for ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone data "as it currently exists," telephone carriers have uploaded customer calling records to NSA computers just as...
  • Mexican man gets 30 years in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    Mexican man gets 30 years in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
    TUCSON — A Mexican man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's slaying, which led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 37, who...