The U.S. Justice Department reached a tentative agreement Monday to settle lawsuits filed by families of the victims of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead in 2018, according to a federal court filing.
Attorney General William Barr gave his opening statement before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, saying he has "complete freedom" from President Trump. Barr is testifying about the recent conduct of the Justice Department. Watch his remarks.
U.S. Bureau of Prisons riot teams that helped protect the White House during protests earlier this month injured employees by deploying flash bang grenades and pepper spray during exercises last year, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.