A Justice Department memo issued Monday tells federal prosecutors to ease off medical-marijuana users and sellers in states that have legalized the drug.
Afghanistan's Bagram is becoming the new Guantánamo, one legal scholar said at a gathering of the American Constitution Society.
Derrion Albert's death focuses federal aid, attention on scourge of youth violence, which has felled Chicago's students for years.
The attempt to remove Charles Rangel from his seat as chairman of an influential House committee keeps allegations of bribery in the public eye.
At least 21 plots to launch attacks on American soil have been thwarted. Here's a chronology.