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DOJ seeks to force MS schools to abide by order

The Department of Justice has asked a judge to force the Cleveland, Miss., School District to comply with a desegregation order that dates back to the 1960s. Full story

US states reassess marijuana laws after warnings

Several U.S. states have started reassessing their medical marijuana laws after stern warnings from the federal government that everyone from licensed growers to regulators could be subjected to prosecution. Full story

The Ed Show: "Justice has been done"

Tonight, Ed talks about the death of Osama bin Laden and what it means for America. Full story

Ed. Management shares fall as US joins case

Shares of for-profit education company Education Management Corp. slid Monday after the company revealed that the Justice Department was joining a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges the company illegally paid its counselors according to the number of students they were able to sign up. Full story

Somali sentenced for lying about terrorism links

A federal judge sentenced a Somali man to 10 years in prison for failing to acknowledge ties to two global terrorist groups after he was arrested near the Texas-Mexico border in 2008, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday night. Full story

Man accused in Rwandan genocide faces US trial

An 84-year-old immigrant accused of participating in the 1994 Rwandan genocide went on trial Tuesday in an immigration case that the Justice Department says is the first of its kind in the U.S. Full story

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Obama says new task force will examine gas prices

Accused Somali pirate negotiator faces U.S. charges

U.S. charges three over computer exports to Iran

US wants lawsuit over execution drug dismissed

LA man pleads guilty to defrauding Medicare $13.6M

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  Obama asks: Is gas price-gouging to blame?

President Obama on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate the possibility that fraud and manipulation in the energy markets could be driving gas prices higher. CNBC's David Faber reports.

  Court upholds ban on Az. immigration law

A federal appeals court has upheld a ban on part of the controversial Arizona law that would require police to hold people they suspected were in the U.S. illegally. NBC's Pete Williams reports.

  Blacks split on Obama over gay marriage

President Obama instructed the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of DOMA, the defense of marriage act.  Some churchgoing blacks are pushing back, noting their belief he’s neglected the black community. Could this split jeopardize his chances of reelection? NBC’s Seth Lemon r

  Manslaughter charges for BP?

Prof. Jane Barrett discusses whether Justice Department investigators should pursue manslaughter and perjury charges for the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig, which killed 11 workers.

  Mom of police shooting victim wants inquiry

Sheila McNeil, mother of Travis McNeil, who was shot and killed by Miami police during a traffic stop, tells msnbc's Tamron Hall why she's calling for a Justice Dept. inquiry onto the shootings of seven black men by Miami police.

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