A rising Republican star and the lone GOP Hispanic in the US Senate, Marco Rubio says Congress has reached a 'point of no return' with the embattled attorney general.
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
While Obama officials tout tougher sanctions to get Iranians to the negotiating table, foreign policy conservatives are looking to revive regime change as the way to stop Iran's nuclear program.
That's a key question in the case of 17 Chinese Muslims held at Guantánamo, which a federal appeals court panel takes up Monday.
Nearly 100 federal investigations are under way, but getting guilty verdicts is tough.
Attitudes about one of the toughest crime measures from the 1980s may be changing.
At the Justice Department, clear lines were crossed, report says.
Saying that he had repeatedly bowed to political pressure and had made misleading statements to Congress, four Democratic senators Tuesday called for Stephen Johnson to resign as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.