President Bush defended his doctrine of military intervention to shut down potential national-security threats and issued a pointed message to Pakistan
A former Fannie Mae executive testified that Fannie and Freddie Mac engaged in “an orgy of junk mortgage development” that turned the mortgage giants into vast repositories of risky loans.
After the detainees charged with the plotting of the Sept. 11 attacks discussed confessing, something unusual was heard: a vigorous public defense of Guantánamo.
Advocates for immigrants demanded an investigation into a series of immigration raids last month that they said left at least six Guatemalan men bloodied and bruised. Immigration and Customs Enforcement denied all accusations of misconduct by agents in the raids on Nov. 19 in three South Florida counties, noting that the operation netted seven people charged with sex trafficking, and led to the release of several women.
The Supreme Court considered whether prosecutors were wrong to withhold evidence from the lawyers of a man who was sentenced to death for murdering a Memphis couple.