$5 million judgement imposed on Snowden for book, speeches

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has entered a judgement of more than $5 million against former security contractor Edward Snowden to recover money he received for writing a book and giving sp...

Judge says government's suit over Bolton book can proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration can move forward with its lawsuit against former national security adviser John Bolton over his tell-all book, a judge ruled Thursday in denying a request to...

Voting lawsuits pile up across US as election approaches

WASHINGTON (AP) — They've been fighting in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania over the cutoff date for counting mailed ballots, and in North Carolina over witness requirements. Ohio is grappling with drop box...

Trump is urged to intervene in trial of US-Saudi national

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. citizen who is also a Saudi national is set to be tried in Saudi Arabia on Thursday by a counter-terrorism court that has been used to imprison rights activis...

Ex-FBI Director Comey to appear for Russia probe hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey faces questioning Wednesday from the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee about his role in leading the bureau's investigation into ties between ...

AP FACT CHECK: False claims flood Trump-Biden debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the U.S. death toll would have been ...

Trump intel chief unveils unverified Russian info about Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he has declassified Russian intelligence alleging damaging information about Democrats during the 2016 election...

Lawyer for Flynn says she updated Trump on status of case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn told a judge Tuesday that she recently updated President Donald Trump on the case and asked him not t...

Bolton lawyers seek to question Trump officials over book

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for former national security adviser John Bolton told a judge Thursday they want to interview White House officials following new allegations that a pre-publication review of...

GOP-led Senate committees issue report on Bidens, Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday on the work Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine. Bide...

Facebook: Fake pages from China tried to disrupt US politics

Facebook says it has removed a small network of fake accounts and pages that originated in China and focused on disrupting political activity in the U.S. and several other countries. ...

Woman charged with mailing ricin to White House wrote note

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your applicatio...

White House lawyer in running for seat on the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump didn't have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court: he's been considering on...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's made-up car plants, court revisionism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are playing loose with the facts when it comes to a successor for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Seeking to justif...

AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border, three law enforcement offic...