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Politics Nov 09WATCH: ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker,’ Trump says of new acting attorney general
President Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from his new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, whose past business ties and comments on the Russia investigation and other topics have drawn scrutiny.
Politics Nov 07Jeff Sessions out as attorney general
Sessions announced his resignation in a letter to President Donald Trump. He said the resignation came at "your request."…
Politics Nov 07WATCH: McConnell says Kavanaugh fight helped GOP retain Senate majority
In Tuesday's elections, McConnell said, the contentious, partisan fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination was "very helpful" in winning Senate seats, like an "adrenaline shot" for GOP voters.
Economy Nov 01U.S. charges China-controlled company in trade secrets theft
The prosecution comes amid heightened trade tensions between China and the U.S. and as the Trump administration raises alarms that Beijing remains intent on stealing technology and inventions to gain an economic upper hand.
Politics Oct 31U.S. steps up scrutiny of funds for people exposed to asbestos
The actions take aim at a system that over decades has paid out billions of dollars to the sick and cancer-stricken, but that critics say is opaque and prone to fraud and manipulation by well-connected lawyers.
Nation Oct 28Pipe bomb suspect was spinning records as FBI closed in
In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he’d found work as a DJ.
Nation Oct 25Packages containing explosives sent to Biden, Robert De Niro
Investigators said the contents of the packages were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN.
Nation Oct 19Russian woman charged with U.S. election interference
The Justice Department unsealed the criminal complaint soon after U.S. intelligence agencies asserted that Russia, China, Iran and other countries were engaged in continuous efforts to influence American policy and voters.
Politics Oct 08WATCH: Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein
Rosenstein's job security has been under question since news reports last month that he had discussed possibly secretly recording Trump to expose chaos in the White House and invoking constitutional provisions to get him removed from office.
Politics Oct 03Kavanaugh accusers’ lawyers question FBI’s investigation so far
Lawyers for two women who accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct say they fear the FBI is not conducting a thorough investigation, as Republican leaders steer toward a decisive vote on the nomination this week.