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Politics Apr 25What we know about the latest developments in the Russia investigations
An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill.
Nation Mar 28Lawyer says Trump administration tried to stop former acting AG Sally Yates’ Russia testimony
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says White House has ‘no problem’ with former AG Sally Yates testifying on Russia.
Politics Mar 17Long before new hacks, U.S. worried by Russian spying efforts
Though allegations of meddling in the political process represent a stunning new flare-up in relations between the two countries, U.S. intelligence agencies for years have been concerned by Russian efforts to infiltrate American society and government.
Nation Mar 16Yahoo breach indictments may shed light on other hacks
A scheme uncovered during a federal investigation into a huge Yahoo security breach may have opened a window into other hacks potentially instigated by foreign governments, according to computer security experts.
Nation Mar 14Jordanian woman charged in U.S. with 2001 Jerusalem bombing
The case against Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi was filed under seal in 2013 but announced publicly by the Justice Department on Tuesday.
Politics Mar 07Russia likely the focus at deputy attorney general hearing
Longtime federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein will appear before Congress on Tuesday for a confirmation hearing.
Politics Mar 04Veteran prosecutor in line to oversee Russia probe
Rod Rosenstein, who faces his confirmation hearing next week for the role of deputy attorney general, was appointed top federal prosecutor in Maryland by George W. Bush.
Politics Mar 01Sessions failed to disclose two 2016 meetings with Russian ambassador
Sessions had meetings last year with more than 25 foreign ambassadors in his role as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and had two separate interactions with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, the Justice department said.
Nation Feb 26Sessions’ tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisons
The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.
Nation Feb 23U.S. will continue use of privately run prisons, Attorney General says
Jeff Sessions says a plan to phase out privately run facilities "impaired the Bureau's ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."…