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Federal Bureau of Investigation Executive Assistant Director for Science and Technology Amy Hess, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday before a House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on deciphering the debate over encryption. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

FBI: Using third parties to break encryption not only answer

WASHINGTON — The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable…

 

In this file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and her husband, Syed Farook, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)

Apple remains in dark how FBI hacked iPhone without its help

WASHINGTON — The FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone…

 

A locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers likely holds evidence of the eventual attack, the Justice Department said in a court filing March 10 in its high-profile encryption dispute with Apple Inc., adding that the community and the public "need to know" what is on the device. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

US: Probable cause that locked phone has evidence of attack

WASHINGTON — A locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino…

 

Noble Wray, the local head of the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services, speaks to reporters after a listening session his office is having with the community to address some residents' negative experiences with police. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Department of Justice listening session on SFPD met with resistance, low turnout

The first of three listening sessions held by the federal body tasked…

Noble Wray, the local head of the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services, speaks to reporters after a listening session his office is having with the community to address some residents' negative experiences with police. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
The San Bernardino County-owned iPhone at the center of an unfolding high-profile legal battle between Apple Inc. and the U.S. government lacked a device management feature bought by the county that, if installed, would have allowed investigators easy and immediate access.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Common software would have let FBI unlock shooter’s iPhone

WASHINGTON — The county government that owned the iPhone in a high-profile…

The San Bernardino County-owned iPhone at the center of an unfolding high-profile legal battle between Apple Inc. and the U.S. government lacked a device management feature bought by the county that, if installed, would have allowed investigators easy and immediate access.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Federal government sues Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day…

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sharon Fairley, newly-appointed leader of the Independent Police Review Authority, speaks during a news conference in front of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Responding to mistrust, feds investigate Chicago police

CHICAGO — Responding to deepening mistrust of one of the nation's largest…

Sharon Fairley, newly-appointed leader of the Independent Police Review Authority, speaks during a news conference in front of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion between major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines…

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion between major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoAttorney General Loretta Lynch announces a civil rights investigation of the Baltimore Police Department during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington

US launches its own investigation of Baltimore police

The Justice Department waded anew Friday into fraught, big city police-community relations,…

Jacquelyn Martin/AP PhotoAttorney General Loretta Lynch announces a civil rights investigation of the Baltimore Police Department during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington
AP PhotoThis image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for "Sondra Prince." The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. Sondra Arquiett

Drug agency sued over its fake Facebook account

The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs…

AP PhotoThis image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for "Sondra Prince." The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. Sondra Arquiett
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisAttorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation…

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisAttorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday
AP Photo/Susan WalshAttorney General Eric Holder announces a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota over its disclosure of safety problems

Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe

Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle an investigation by the…

AP Photo/Susan WalshAttorney General Eric Holder announces a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota over its disclosure of safety problems
AP Photo/Matt York

Federal government sues to block airline merger

DALLAS — American Airlines and US Airways expected to spend this week…

AP Photo/Matt York
Associated PressAttorney General Eric Holder gestures while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington

GOP, Dems challenge Holder over subpoenas to AP

Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over…

Associated PressAttorney General Eric Holder gestures while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington

Failed weapons operation appears to be a cover-up

It’s been nearly four decades since Watergate, so perhaps we should not…

DOJ's Holder: We didn't worry about homegrown terrorists two years ago?

I guess ABC News interview means that Attorney General Eric Holder more…

Seattle man charged with attempting to sell military technology to China

 Lian Yang, of Seattle Washington, made his first appearance in U.S. District…

Justice Department IG to investigate voting rights section (UPDATED)

Glenn Fine, Inspector General of the Justice Department, is planning to investigate…

A setback for drive to punish Bush-era 'war criminals'

One cherished goal of legal activists on the left is to punish…