US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, stealing data from at least two serv...

Protest arrests show regular Americans, not urban antifa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge was incredulous as a federal prosecutor pushed to keep a 25-year-old man behind bars until his trial on a charge of having a Molotov cocktail at a protest in May. ...

AP-NORC poll: Americans concerned by foreign interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans are concerned at least somewhat by the potential for foreign interference in November's election, and a majority believes that Russia sought in 2016 to influence the o...

Trump Proud Boys remark echoes Charlottesville

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to walk back his refusal to outright condemn a far right fascist group during his debate with Democrat Joe Biden, but the inflammatory momen...

Trump to far-right extremists: 'Stand back and stand by'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t clearly condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling o...

Trump, social media, right-wing news stir up antifa scares

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The group gathered around the town square, waiting for the arrival of what has become a new American boogeyman: antifa. Michael Johnson and others were certai...

Envelope with deadly poison ricin addressed to White House intercepted

An envelope addressed to the White House and intercepted by U.S. authorities contained a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison that appeared to have been sent from Canada, the Royal Canadian ...

AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday. ...

Amid outcry, postmaster general to testify before House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a public backlash over mail disruptions, the Trump administration scrambled to respond as the House prepared an emergency vote to halt delivery delays and service changes that...

House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for documents on Biden's son

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee has subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents he turned over to a Senate panel that is investigating Hunter Biden...

Democrats: Trump must tell voters about election threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are dialing up pressure on President Donald Trump's administration over foreign election interference, saying it's time for officials to make a “concre...

Biden, lawmakers warn of foreign interference in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he is putting Russia and other foreign governments “on notice” that he would act aggressively as president to counter any interferenc...

Biden, lawmakers warn of foreign interference in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Monday that he is putting Russia and other foreign governments “on notice” that he would act aggressively as presid...

Dems ask for FBI briefing on 'foreign interference campaign'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders said Monday they are concerned that Congress appears to be the target of a “concerted foreign interference campaign” to influence the 2020 presidential election an...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, July 18, the 200th day of 2020. There are 166 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July ...