Pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits.
The U.S. tried repeatedly to deport Jean Jacques, an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, but his native Haiti wouldn’t take him back after he served more than a decade in a state prison for attempted murder and committed multiple parole violations.
Alice Green writes : As I wrote last month, the US government has extradited a famous Romanian hacker in an effort to prove without a doubt that Hillary’s insecure homebrew server was hacked by a third party. The hacker, who goes by the name “Guccifer,” has been involved in numerous high-level security breaches in the past.
A bipartisan group of senators have revamped legislation that overhauls mandatory minimum sentencing laws, offering additional concessions as part of a compromise they hope will push a vote on the measure ahead of upcoming elections.
Homeland Security has made some gains in detaining criminal aliens, but still released into the community nearly 20,000 immigrants last year who’d already been convicted of crimes — including hundreds charges with sexual assault, kidnapping or homicide — according to figures sent to Congress this week.
A government watchdog urged the Department of Transportation on Monday to ramp-up its cybersecurity efforts as the automobile industry continues to roll out computer-assisted cars that pose the possibility of being hacked.
- The Justice Department is processing just over half of death, disability and education benefit claims from police and firefighters within a year’s time — all despite a series of reports issued over the last decade that highlight inefficiency in the process and an infusion of cash meant to resolve backlogs.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency agreed for the first time ever this week to let researchers conduct clinical trials with marijuana to examine the potential benefits of using the plant to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
A Navy officer has spent eight months in the brig as a captive of U.S. counterintelligence agents, but to hear officials tell the spy tale, they know few details about what he provided to China’s communist regime or Taiwan’s government.
The Pentagon misled Congress with inaccurate and vague information about sexual assault cases that portrayed civilian law enforcement officials as less willing than military commanders to punish sex offenders, an Associated Press investigation found.