FBI: Review of surveillance applications found minor errors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI said Thursday that errors in more than two dozen applications for surveillance warrants were not as severe as the Justice Department inspector general made them out to be. ...

Election officials game out worst-case scenarios in drills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency this week hosted a three-day tabletop exercise aimed at helping local, state and federal officials prepare for and respond ...

Full appeals court to review dismissal of Flynn case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court said it plans to review a decision ordering the dismissal of the Justice Department’s case against former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn. ...

US officials tell AP: Russia spreading virus disinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian intelligence operatives are using a trio of English-language websites to spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to exploit a crisis that America is str...

Ex-FBI agent Strzok due out with book about Trump, Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok, who played a key role in the Russia investigation but whose pejorative text messages about Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign m...

Barr able to put his stamp on executive power as Trump's AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gathered in the small assembly hall in Little Rock, Arkansas, their chairs spaced 6 feet (1.83 meters) apart, the business leaders listen admiringly to the nation’s chief law enforce...

Barr able to put his stamp on executive power as Trump's AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gathered in the small assembly hall in Little Rock, Arkansas, their chairs spaced 6 feet (1.83 meters) apart, the business leaders listen admiringly to the nation’s chief law enforce...

US: Researcher being harbored at Chinese consulate in SF

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese consulate in San Francisco is harboring a Chinese researcher who lied about her military background, the Justice Department said Thursday as it announced charges against ...

US accuses Chinese hackers in targeting of COVID-19 research

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday accused two Chinese hackers of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars of trade secrets from companies across the world and more recently targeting...

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...

Judge seeks more details on Trump's clemency for Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday demanded more information about President Donald Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone. U.S. Distri...

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece ...

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone, intervening in extraordinary fashion in a criminal case that was central to the Russ...

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Democrats denounced the move ...

Only verified intelligence? A look at presidents' briefings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn’t corroborating evidence...