FBI chief pledges to find answers on ex-agent Levinson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI won't give up on “finding out what happened" to former agent Robert Levinson, who the U.S. government believes died in the custody of the Iranians, according to an email FBI ...

Navy vet freed from Iranian prison ill, seeks transfer to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy veteran released from an Iranian prison last week on a medical furlough says he is sick with symptoms of the coronavirus and is requesting a humanitarian evacuation to the Uni...

Family: US believes ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson has died

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson said Wednesday that U.S. government officials have concluded that he has died while in the custody of Iran. The fami...

Court: UK shouldn't give US evidence on pair of IS militants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A court on Wednesday barred the British government from providing U.S. prosecutors with evidence against two Islamic State militants suspected in the beheadings of Western hostages, ...

Too big to infect? Some US leaders defy virus guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has advised against all international travel because of the coronavirus, but that didn't stop Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from flying to Afghanistan this week...

AP Explains: What exactly is the Defense Production Act?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked a Korean War-era law as part of his response to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming to boost private industry production of supplies needed f...

Feds dropping case for 2 Russian companies in troll probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is moving to drop charges against two Russian companies that were accused of funding a social media campaign to sway American public opinion during the 2016 U....

Trump considering `full' pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he is considering a full pardon for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about dealings with ...

How national security surveillance nabs more than spies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The case against Nassif Sami Daher and Kamel Mohammad Rammal, two Michigan men accused of food stamp fraud, hardly seemed exceptional. But the tool that agents used to investigate th...

US surveillance powers set to temporarily expire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three surveillance powers available to the U.S. government are set to temporarily expire Sunday after a trio of senators opposed a bipartisan House bill that would renew the authorit...

House set to vote on bill extending surveillance authorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a rare bipartisan agreement, the House is preparing to vote to extend surveillance authorities just days before they are set to expire while Congress takes a weeklong break. ...

Court: House entitled to Mueller probe grand jury testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department must give Congress secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, giving the Ho...

Congress set for classified briefings on securing elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House and Senate are receiving classified briefings Tuesday on election security, the first since intelligence officials warned lawmakers of new Russian efforts to int...

Court: House entitled to Mueller probe grand jury testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department must give Congress secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday — giving the H...

US judge: Iran liable in disappearance of retired FBI agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday held Iran responsible for the kidnapping of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, entering a default judgement against the regime on the 13th anniversary of his...