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Nation Feb 07Info on FBI raid of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to be released, judge says
A judge confirmed that federal prosecutors in New York are still investigating campaign finance crimes committed when President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid two women to stay silent about alleged affairs with Trump.
Politics Jan 15Trump administration barred from adding citizenship question to 2020 census, for now
In a 277-page decision that won't be the final word on the issue, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman ruled that while such a question would be constitutional, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had moved to add it to the census arbitrarily…
World Jan 08Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated case
A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump's election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday in an unrelated case in New York.
Politics Dec 12Judge gives former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 3 years in prison
Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and fixer once vowed he would "take a bullet" for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of…
Politics Dec 12Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence
NEW YORK — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to…
Nation Nov 09Pipe bombs indictment carries potential life prison penalty
The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison.
Nation Nov 06NYC subway bombing suspect convicted of terrorism charges
Bangaldeshi immigrant Akayed Ullah set off a pipe bomb in a New York City subway station during rush hour last year.
Politics Aug 08GOP Rep. Christopher Collins of New York charged with insider trading
Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.
Nation Jun 06ACLU sues over plans for citizenship question on 2020 census
The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and others, claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants and will increase fear in their communities. It alleges census participation will be depressed, diluting the economic and political power of residents…
Politics May 20Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid
Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand…