FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term 'spying'

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray says "spying" is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau. Wray was asked at a Senate Appropriati...

Rod Rosenstein submits letter of resignation to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump. It's effective May 11. His departure ends ...

Mueller report: Trump tried repeatedly to choke Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought the removal of special counsel Robert Mueller, discouraged witnesses from cooperating with prosecutors and prodded aides to mislead the public on his be...

Controversy brews ahead of redacted Mueller report's release

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say. ...

Justice Department set to release redacted Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted ...

Evidence in Mueller probe in the thousands, if not millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say they want "all of the underlying evidence" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. But what is all of that evidence? Mueller's team issued ...

Mueller's obstruction punt left question in Barr's hands

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller had two key questions before him: Did the Trump campaign collude with the Russian government during the 2016 election and did President Donald Trump co...

Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington veteran nominated to be attorney general has tried to assure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to President Donald Trump. Under questioning by...

Things to watch at William Barr's AG confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr se...

FBI concerned by money mules roped into fraud schemes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email caught the executive at a small Connecticut company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for suppl...

With new Justice official, fate of Russia probe in question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Sessions' departure as attorney general is raising questions about the fate of the special counsel's Russia probe. President Donald Trump asked for Sessions' r...

Attacks renew debate: Should US have domestic terrorism law?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The package bombs sent to Democrats across the county and the killings of Jews at a synagogue may seem like clear-cut cases of terrorism. But the suspects will almost certainly never...

White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has issued new guidance for the FBI agents investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, clearing agents to interview ...

White House gives FBI freer rein in Kavanaugh investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday in its investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavana...

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Tru...