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Politics Oct 13Clinton’s personal email server was vulnerable to hackers
WASHINGTON — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by…
Politics Aug 20Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.
Politics Aug 19Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean
Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.
Politics Aug 18Probe of Clinton’s server could find more than just emails
WASHINGTON — A forensic examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's private computer server could unearth more details than what she put in her emails. It could answer lingering questions about the security of her system, who had access to it and…
Politics May 16Clintons earned more than $30 million in past 16 months
Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they earned more than $30 million combined in speaking fees and book royalties since January 2014, putting them firmly within the upper echelon of American earners as the former…
Politics Mar 20DOJ opens investigation into Rep. Aaron Schock’s finances
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business dealings of Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have begun issuing subpoenas to potential witnesses, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.
Nation Dec 24Senate, CIA agree interrogation program was mismanaged
WASHINGTON — While the Senate report on the CIA's interrogation program and the spy agency's official response clash on almost every aspect of the long-secret operation, both reports largely agree the agency mismanaged the now-shuttered program.
World Dec 12CIA medics monitored brutal interrogation tactics
WASHINGTON — From the early stages of the CIA's coercive interrogations of terror detainees, the agency's health professionals were intimately involved. Front-line medics and psychologists monitored and advised on abusive tactics, even as they sometimes complained about the ethical dilemmas…
Politics Sep 12Can Obama wage war on the Islamic State group without congressional approval?
WASHINGTON — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush’s administration from taking military action against Iran unless it was explicitly authorized by Congress.
Politics Aug 29Russian fund with U.S. advisers eludes sanctions
Despite its ties to Russian state businesses and officials, the Russian Direct Investment Fund has managed to operate unaffected by the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and EU in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's military actions in Ukraine. The…