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  • Holder names prosecutor for CIA abuses

     
    by Josh Meyer Att'y Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. today opened a preliminary investigation into whether some CIA operatives broke the law in their coercive interrogations of suspected terrorists in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks -- prompting......
  • Obama vs. GOP: Budget vs. terrorism

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today is talking about the budget, federal spending and reining in the deficit. He is talking about "paying as you go.'' Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is talking about something else: The......
  • Weekly remarks: Lindsey Graham on terror trials; Obama on pay-as-you-go budgeting

     
    Republican senator says civilian trials for terrorists are ridiculous; Democrat president admits large deficit but says government must live within its means like families....
  • Miami men connected to theft of 41 million credit card numbers

    Federal authorities said Tuesday that they had cracked the largest case of identity theft in U.S. history, charging 11 people in the theft of more than 40 million credit and debit card account numbers from computer systems at such major retailers as TJ...
  • Does crackdown cross line?

    Does crackdown cross line?
    The newest tactic in America's quickening effort to gain control of its porous southern border starts with a cracked windshield, a broken taillight or even a failure to signal a right or left turn. That's all the probable cause sheriff's deputies here in...
  • A FISA fix

    One of the most critical matters facing Congress is the need to enact long-term legislation updating our nation's foreign intelligence surveillance laws. Intercepting the communications of terrorists and other intelligence targets has given us crucial...
  • Justice moves to control tapes probe

    The Justice Department on Friday moved to consolidate control over the investigation into the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes, saying that neither it nor the intelligence agency would cooperate with congressional probes into the matter. The...
  • Vindication for fired U.S. attorney

    As one of the nine U.S. attorneys fired by the Bush administration in 2006, I have been carefully monitoring the train wreck that followed. I am not happy to see the enormous damage that has been done to the Department of Justice, a once-venerated...
  • 9/11 Terror Suspects to Be Tried in New York

    9/11 Terror Suspects to Be Tried in New York
    WASHINGTON -- Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will be brought to trial in a civilian federal courthouse in New York, near the site of the devastating 2001 terror attacks. Prosecutors...
  • PIX Investigates: Brooklyn Mom Crusades For Tougher Anti-Terror Laws

    PIX Investigates: Brooklyn Mom Crusades For Tougher Anti-Terror Laws
    A Brooklyn mother of five received the FBI's highest civilian award Thursday, on her crusade against terrorism. "The truth is: I wish I were not here today," said Devorah Halberstam. Fifteen years ago, while a white van carrying Halberstam's oldest...
  • New rules would give FBI more freedom in U.S. operations

    WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department is finalizing rules that would allow FBI agents to solicit informants and use other new techniques to bolster the agency's intelligence-gathering operation in the United States, officials said Friday. The changes...