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  • Google, Microsoft, Facebook Want US 'Transparency' Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    The Google I/O developers' conference in San Francisco

    Three of the largest Internet companies called on the U.S. government to provide greater transparency on national security requests on Tuesday.

  • Google Pushing Back on US Government     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Google has asked for permission to publish the number of government national security requests.

  • Lois Lerner Taking the 5th, or Not?     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Discussing what's next for IRS official Lois Lerner, and whether it's time for an IRS special counsel, with Tom Curran, Peckar & Abramson and John Eastman, Chapman University.

  • IRS Commissioner Out After Tax Scandal     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; and Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell Chmn. & CEO, discuss the political fallout in the aftermath of the tax agency targeting conservative groups.

  • Tensions Flare on Capitol Hill     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    Take a listen to this heated exchange between House member Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA) and Attorney General Eric Holder today, as reported by CNBC's Eamon Javers. (2:14)

  • AG Eric Holder Questioned on Civil Rights     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Hon. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and chairman on the House Committee on the Judiciary, questions Attorney General Eric Holder about the DOJ's civil rights division.

  • Attorney General Announces IRS Probe     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder is ordering an investigation to see if there were criminal violations in the IRS scrutiny of conservative political groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Holder Defends AP Probe at House Hearing on IRS Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:49 AM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Holder told Congress that a serious national security leak required the gathering of AP telephone records as he stood by a probe in which he insisted he had no involvement.

  • FBI Opens Criminal Probe of US Tax Agency Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he had ordered the FBI to open a criminal probe in a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's comments on the reported targeting by the IRS, and the AP scandal.

  • Holder: Targeting by IRS 'Outrageous'     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on what Attorney General Eric Holder said about the AP scandal, as well as the targeting by the IRS on conservative groups.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder remarks on the AP scandal, as well as the targeting by the IRS on conservative groups.

  • Paper Trail Goes Cold in Case Against S&P Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    The U.S. government's civil fraud lawsuit against S&P relies heavily on emails in which employees voiced doubts about the integrity of the agency's ratings. But S&P may still come out on top.

  • 2 pilots home in Houston after Panama drops case Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    HOUSTON-- Two Texas pilots who were released after being arrested in Panama on suspicion of money laundering arrived home Wednesday in Houston. American Jet International pilots Carl Moody and Kenneth Chonoski were greeted at George Bush Intercontinental Airport by a crowd of family, friends and co-workers that included company CEO Roger Woolsey and U.S.

  • Panama drops money laundering case vs US pilots Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 2:39 PM ET

    HOUSTON-- Two Texas pilots who were arrested in Panama on suspicion of money laundering headed home for good Wednesday after authorities decided there is no case against them, their employer said. Carl Moody and Kenneth Chonoski were arrested after landing in Panama in May last year.

  • WHY IT MATTERS: Civil Rights Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:23 AM ET

    In areas such as mortgages, voter identification and immigration enforcement, the presidential candidates differ over how to use laws that guarantee equality and how far the Justice Department's civil rights division, which exerts strong influence on issues of race and ethnicity, should go to ensure all Americans are treated fairly.

  • Lawmakers seek Mass. pharmacy Justice Dept. probe Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:44 PM ET

    BOSTON-- Two members of Congress have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether a specialty pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak violated any federal laws or regulations. FDA spokesman Steven Immergut said the investigators were there as part of a broad investigation by several state and federal agencies into the outbreak.

  • Lawmakers seeking Justice Dept. probe of pharmacy Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 6:54 PM ET

    BOSTON-- Two members of Congress have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether a specialty pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak violated any federal laws or regulations. Criminal investigators from the Food and Drug Administration were at the Framingham company Tuesday, company spokesman Andrew Paven said.

  • *Minnesota woman sues pharmacy in federal court. WASHINGTON/ BOSTON, Oct 11- The pharmacy at the center of a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak possibly linked to tainted steroid injections faced mounting federal and state scrutiny on Thursday, including a potential criminal investigation, as the national death toll climbed to 14..

  • OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11- The city of Oakland has sued to block U.S. authorities from closing down a medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest, marking the latest clash with federal authorities over California's cannabis industry.