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Politics Jan 05Hack of federal agencies ‘likely Russian in origin,’ say security agencies
The statement represents the U.S. government's first formal attempt to assign responsibility for the breaches at multiple agencies and to assign a possible motive for the operation.
Nation Dec 29U.S. Justice Department declines charges against officers in Tamir Rice case
The Justice Department announced that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooting was of too poor a quality for prosecutors to conclusively…
Nation Dec 27Officers give harrowing account of Nashville RV bombing
Police officers on Sunday provided harrowing details of responding to a Christmas morning explosion in downtown Nashville, at times getting choked up reliving the moments that led up to the blast and offering gratitude that they were still alive.
Nation Dec 26Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following blast
Police emergency systems across Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as Nashville's COVID-19 community hotline, remained out of service due to an AT&T central office being affected by the blast. The building contained a telephone exchange, with network equipment in it…
Politics Dec 23Trump pardons former campaign chairman Paul Manafort
President Donald Trump has issued pardons and sentence commutations for 29 people, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Charles Kushner, the father of his son-in-law.
Nation Dec 21WATCH: Justice Department announces new charges against bombmaker in 1988 Pan Am explosion
The Justice Department has unsealed charges against a Libyan bombmaker in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Politics Dec 18With Trump silent, response to hacks may fall to Biden
The lack of any statement casts doubt on the likelihood of a swift response to the attacks and suggests any retaliation will be left in the hands of President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.
Politics Dec 09Hunter Biden says he’s facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
In a statement released by the president-elect's transition office, the younger Biden said he learned about the investigation on Tuesday. He did not disclose details of the matter.
Politics Nov 25Trump pardons Michael Flynn, former national security adviser, in tweet
It is part of a broader effort to undo the results of an investigation that for years has shadowed President Donald Trump's administration and yielded criminal charges against a half dozen associates.
Politics Nov 04Post-election vote tallying raises fresh security concerns
Election Day came and went without any overt signs of foreign interference affecting the vote, but that doesn’t mean the risk has faded.