Washington Post says US secretly obtained reporters' recordsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Justice Department secretly seized the phone records of three Washington Post reporters who covered the federal investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, the newspaper said Friday.. Justice Dept. rule would aim to crack down on 'ghost guns'The Justice Department on Friday released a proposed rule that would broaden the definition of a firearm, requiring some gun-making kits to include a serial number FBI raid exposes Giuliani and signals widening criminal search, experts sayHigh-profile nature of search highlights inquiry’s seriousness and suggests officials may have new Ukraine-related leads to follow Judge orders release of memo on Trump obstruction decisionDoJ attorneys ‘disingenuous’ in attempts to keep document at conclusion of Mueller investigation secret, judge says Former Police Officers Indicted on Civil Rights Charges in George Floyd’s DeathThe indictment was a rare instance of police officers facing accusations of federal civil rights violations. U.S. Senate passes bill to fight anti-Asian hate crimesA hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. Justice Department opens policing probe over Breonna Taylor deathThe 26-year-old Taylor, an emergency medical technician who had been studying to become a nurse, was roused from sleep by police who came through the door using a battering ram. Garland lays first blocks in rebuilding path to trust - The Boston GlobeThe attorney general sends a signal to police departments across the nation that they could face consequences for violating the civil rights of citizens or for covering up for the citizens who do. Charged in Jan. 6 riot? Yes, but prison may be another storyWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 400 people have been charged with federal crimes in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. But prison time may be another story. With new defendants still flooding into Washington's federal court, the Justice Department is under Biden to announce new executive actions on gunsPresident Joe Biden plans to announce new executive actions on guns on Thursday, a person familiar with the plans said, fulfilling a commitment he made in the aftermath of two deadly shootings last month.