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Politics Sep 27White House attorneys directed Ukraine call transcript to be sealed
A senior administration official acknowledged that the rough transcript of Trump's July 25 phone conversation with Ukraine's president was moved to a highly classified system.
Politics Sep 25White House memo shows Trump prodded Ukraine leader on Biden claims
In the call, Trump raised unsubstantiated allegations that the former vice president sought to interfere with a Ukrainian prosecutor's investigation of his son Hunter.
Nation Sep 23U.S. soldier arrested for talk of bombing news network
Jarrett William Smith, a 24-year old private first class infantry soldier stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, was charged with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction.
Politics Sep 21Trump says he had ‘perfectly fine’ call with Ukraine leader
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a…
Nation Sep 17Justice Department files lawsuit against Snowden over memoir
The Justice Department is seeking to "recover all proceeds" from Snowden's book, which was released Tuesday.
Politics Sep 12Ex-FBI official, Andrew McCabe, faces prospect of criminal charges
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of criminal charges after his lawyers failed to persuade senior Justice Department officials that he didn't intentionally lie to internal investigators.
Nation Aug 26U.S. government to expand list of marijuana growers for research
The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to add to the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
Nation Aug 19U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein’s death
The reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York abdicated their responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from killing himself.
Nation Aug 16Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging
Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.
Nation Aug 13Guards suspended, warden reassigned after Epstein death
The announcement came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself while he awaited trial on charges of sexually abusing teenage girls.