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Facebook Encryption Eyed in Fight Against Online Child Sex Abuse

Facebook Encryption Eyed in Fight Against Online Child Sex Abuse

The debate over privacy in the digital age increasingly pits tech companies against law enforcement agencies as explicit imagery explodes.
Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

The Justice Department has long sought access to encrypted messages, alarming privacy experts.
High Medical Bills Are at Center of Hospital Group’s Trial

High Medical Bills Are at Center of Hospital Group’s Trial

California has accused Sutter Health, the big hospital system, of abusing its market power to charge higher prices.
High Medical Bills Set Up Major Legal Showdown in California

High Medical Bills Set Up Major Legal Showdown in California

Sutter Health, the big hospital group, is accused of abusing its market power to charge higher prices.
Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

The Justice Department has long sought access to encrypted messages, alarming privacy experts.
High Medical Bills Set Up Major Legal Showdown in California

High Medical Bills Set Up Major Legal Showdown in California

Sutter Health, the big hospital group, is accused of abusing its market power to charge higher prices.
Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

Barr Pushes Facebook for Access to WhatsApp Messages

The Justice Department has long sought access to encrypted messages, alarming privacy experts.

DOJ asks Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans (updated)

The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that
High Medical Bills Are at Center of Hospital Group’s Trial

High Medical Bills Are at Center of Hospital Group’s Trial

California has accused Sutter Health, the big hospital system, of abusing its market power to charge higher prices.
Meet John Durham, The Man Tasked With ‘Investigating the Investigators’

Meet John Durham, The Man Tasked With ‘Investigating the Investigators’

Donald Trump’s fixation on the Mueller investigation and Ukraine’s role in the 2016 election is filled with dubious characters, pitched Twitter spats and bombastic TV personalities. But the man at the
Meet John Durham, The Man Tasked With ‘Investigating the Investigators’

Meet John Durham, The Man Tasked With ‘Investigating the Investigators’

Donald Trump’s fixation on the Mueller investigation and Ukraine’s role in the 2016 election is filled with dubious characters, pitched Twitter spats and bombastic TV personalities. But the man at the
Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths

Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths

At a forensic conference in California, law enforcement officials grappled with how to avoid destroying one of the field’s biggest innovations in decades.
Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths

Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths

At a forensic conference in California, law enforcement officials grappled with how to avoid destroying one of the field’s biggest innovations in decades.
Barr and a Top Prosecutor Cast a Wide Net in Reviewing the Russia Inquiry

Barr and a Top Prosecutor Cast a Wide Net in Reviewing the Russia Inquiry

The attorney general and a veteran prosecutor, John H. Durham, have charted an unusual course that could bolster President Trump’s pet theories about the Russia investigation.
Barr and a Top Prosecutor Cast a Wide Net in Reviewing the Russia Inquiry

Barr and a Top Prosecutor Cast a Wide Net in Reviewing the Russia Inquiry

The attorney general and a veteran prosecutor, John H. Durham, have charted an unusual course that could bolster President Trump’s pet theories about the Russia investigation.
A Momentous Week in May: Book Details Early Days of Russia Inquiry

A Momentous Week in May: Book Details Early Days of Russia Inquiry

After James B. Comey was ousted as the F.B.I. director in 2017, there were anguish and alarm at the bureau and the Justice Department.
Trump Taxes: President Ordered to Turn Over Returns to Manhattan D.A.

Trump Taxes: President Ordered to Turn Over Returns to Manhattan D.A.

A judge rejected the president’s argument that he was immune from criminal investigations.
Ruling on Trump’s Tax Returns: 5 Takeaways

Ruling on Trump’s Tax Returns: 5 Takeaways

A judge ordered President Trump to turn over eight years of tax returns, but the case raises constitutional issues that could end up in the Supreme Court.
Chris Collins Found a Constitutional Protection for Congress Goes Only So Far

Chris Collins Found a Constitutional Protection for Congress Goes Only So Far

A judge rejected Mr. Collins’s argument that the “speech or debate” clause shielded materials in his insider-trading case from a Justice Department inquiry.
Will the Supreme Court Hand Trump Even More Power?

Will the Supreme Court Hand Trump Even More Power?

The justices could take up a case on whether the president can fire the heads of independent agencies like the Fed.