Sondland prepared to deny he was warned about Ukraine work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is prepared to tell lawmakers this week that top White House national security officials never personally raised concerns ...

Florida men tied to Giuliani, Ukraine probe arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged with federal campaign finance violations. The...

'I think it's crazy': Takeaways of diplomats' text messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump's contacts with Ukraine had not yet been made public. An impeachment inquiry by Democrats had yet to begin. B...

US, UK reach deal to make it easier to get electronic data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and United Kingdom signed an agreement Thursday that officials say will speed up dozens of criminal and national security investigations and make it easier for law ...

Once an obscure diplomat, Volker at center of Trump inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kurt Volker was little known outside of foreign policy circles as the special U.S. envoy to Ukraine until last week, when the whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump r...

Justice Department faces setbacks in illegal influence fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the outcome of three recent cases shows the difficulty of prosecuting allegations of illegal foreign influence. Assistant Attorne...

Things to know about Washington's whirlwind of a week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whirlwind is unfolding in Washington, with talk of impeachment by Congress, the extraordinary release of President Donald Trump's foreign communications and progress toward disclos...

Whistleblower complaint could be headed to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reviewing a whistleblower's complaint against President Donald Trump for possible release to Congress. That's according to a person fami...

US probe of lobbyists Podesta and Weber ends without charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation of two prominent lobbyists that was spun off from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe has concluded without charges. Ju...

Trump confidant Stone loses bid to get evidence thrown out

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has denied Trump confidant Roger Stone's efforts to suppress evidence in the case against him. Stone is one of a half dozen Trump aides and advisers charged...

US alleges visa fraud scheme targeting American research

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has alleged a visa fraud scheme intended to help Chinese government employees enter the United States to recruit research talent. Federal pro...

Snowden tells life story and why he leaked in new memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir, telling his life story in detail for the first time and explaining why he chose to risk his freedom to...

Lawmakers call for release of US man jailed in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress are demanding the Russian government immediately release an American man jailed for months on espionage charges. The sister of Paul Whelan joine...

Flynn due in court as lawyers mount attack on Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn is due back in court for the first time in weeks as his lawyers mount an aggressive attack on special counsel Robe...

US weighs releasing name sought in Saudi 9/11 suit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is wrestling with whether to disclose a name sought by the plaintiffs in a long-running lawsuit that seeks to link the government of Saudi Arabia to the 9/11 a...