Attorney General Merrick Garland said the group — called Hive — hacked and demanded ransom from hospitals, school districts, financial firms and other entities.
The change, which could face a court challenge, aims to close a loophole on a device that makes pistols more like short-barreled rifles.
U.S. law allows mail delivery of mifepristone and misoprostol, despite attempts by states to ban it, the opinion says, because a sender can’t know how the pills will be used.
Tasked with two Trump-related investigations, special counsel Jack Smith has returned from Europe, people familiar with the situation said.
The special counsel’s work has been underway since 2019 and appears to be winding down, after one guilty plea for for altering an email and two acquittals at trial.
While prosecuting a former president would be difficult, it’s not unusual to charge people who knowingly take top-secret documents.
On Monday, the House select committee investigating the events around Jan. 6, 2021, is expected to make criminal referrals to the Justice Department. What to know.
The filing marked the official end of Donald Trump’s request for an outside review of documents seized by the FBI in a court-authorized search.
A three-judge panel, including two Trump appointees, said they would not “carve out an unprecedented exception in our law for former presidents.”
The Justice Dept. will weigh the conviction of Stewart Rhodes and a top deputy in deciding whether to pursue other high-profile Trump allies, people familiar with the matter said.