Feds accuse West Virginia man of anti-government conspiracy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors accused a West Virginia man on Tuesday of conspiracy against the U.S. government and selling machine gun conversion devices online to followers of a far-ri...

AP Sources: FBI is investigating Texas attorney general

DALLAS (AP) — The FBI is investigating allegations that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton broke the law in using his office to benefit a wealthy donor, according to two people with knowledge of the pr...

Head of govt agency under pressure to let transition proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of an obscure federal agency that is holding up the presidential transition knew well before Election Day that she might soon have a messy situation on her hands. ...

FBI searches home of Ohio public utility commission chairman

CLEVELAND (AP) — An FBI spokesperson confirmed Monday that agents conducted a search of a Columbus home owned by the chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio earlier in the day. ...

Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hate crimes in the U.S. rose to the highest level in more than a decade as federal officials also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings since the FBI began collectin...

Ex-Harvard coach, businessman charged in $1.5M bribes scheme

BOSTON (AP) — The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach accepted $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the busi...

US, Israel worked together to track and kill al-Qaida No. 2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Israel worked together to track and kill a senior al-Qaida operative in Iran earlier this year, a bold intelligence operation by the two allied nations that cam...

Federal fugitive captured after nearly 50 years on the run

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who was serving a life sentence for murder when he escaped custody while attending his grandmother’s funeral nearly 50 years ago has been arrested in Michigan, the FBI announce...

White supremacist sentenced to 2 years in bomb plot case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A white supremacist who told an undercover FBI agent about his plans to firebomb a synagogue or attack a Las Vegas bar catering to LGBTQ customers was sentenced Friday to two years in...

Man testifies against alleged ringleader of mosque bombing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of two Illinois men who pleaded guilty to a 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque testified that the group's alleged ringleader timed the attack to precede early morning prayer...

Texas AG whistleblowers sue for wrongful firing, retaliation

DALLAS (AP) — Four former deputies to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are suing him for wrongful firing and retaliating against them for reporting him to the FBI for alleged bribery and abuse of off...

Austrian Cabinet agrees to broad new anti-terror measures

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's Cabinet on Wednesday agreed on a wide range of anti-terrorism measures meant to plug perceived security flaws identified after a deadly attack by an ...

GOP presses ahead after election with Russia probe review

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may have lost his bid for reelection, but that hasn’t stopped Senate Republicans from pressing forward with their politically charged probe of the FBI’s Russia...

Vatican report reveals anonymous letters accusing McCarrick

The Vatican’s report on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed the previously unknown contents of six anonymous letters accusing him of pedophilia that were sent to U.S. church leaders in the early 1...

GOP backs Trump as he fights election results, transition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult, with President Donald Trump blocking government officials from cooperating with President-elect Joe Biden’s te...