Ex-CIA officer to be sentenced in China spy conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer who pleaded guilty to an espionage conspiracy with China could be facing more than two decades in prison. Fifty-five-year-old Jerry Chun S...

Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening...

Absent witnesses close to Trump hover over impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are the ghosts of the House impeachment hearings. Vice President Mike Pence. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Acting White House Ch...

Quid pro quo, domestic errands: Takeaways from impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asked a foreign country to investigate a political rival as he enters his re-election campaign. That has been established almost beyond doubt. But Republicans ...

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleads guilty to conspiracy, tax evasion charges; pleads not guilty to wire fraud

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleads guilty to conspiracy, tax evasion charges; pleads not guilty to wire fraud.

Fiona Hill, adviser with sharp eye for detail, is next up

WASHINGTON (AP) — They have heard the measured testimony of career diplomats and the mind-boggling account of a first-time ambassador who declared he was in charge of President Donald Trump’s Ukraine ...

‘On whose authority?’: What to watch in impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — They owned the White House’s policy on Ukraine. Or so they thought. Gradually, administration officials on both sides of the Atlantic understood t...

UAW president steps down as GM sues rival over union bribery

DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler i...

US authorities arrest Brazilian ex-CEO in bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say the former CEO of Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA has been arrested on U.S. corruption charges. Federal prosecutors in New York City said J...

Burisma means Biden? Diplomats say the link escaped them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in May, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, mentioned a connection between a Ukrainian gas company and Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Bi...

Woman sentenced to 15 years for planning foiled bar attack

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who pleaded guilty to plotting and buying supplies for a foiled terror attack on a bar has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. A federal judge on ...

Impeachment hearings takeaways: `Everyone was in the loop’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, was the most anticipated witness in the House impeachment inquiry and his testimony Wednesday showed why....

Putin says US ‘political dramas’ diverting focus from Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s pleased that the “political battles” in Washington have put on the back-burner accusations that Russia interfered in U.S. elections. ...

Unpredictable Sondland faces questions about Trump, Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the most anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry, is likely to be unpredictable when he faces questions about his evolving accounts of the Trump ad...

Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

BOSTON (AP) — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal. Lawyers for ...