A top Army leader is defending the Pentagon’s response to the Jan. 6 insurrection. Lt. Gen. Walter Piatt told a House panel Tuesday that the National Guard was delayed for hours because it had to properly prepare for the deployment.
By Associated Press
FBI is starting a 24/7 tip line, doing more to help accusers and taking a tougher stand against agents found to have committed misconduct.
By Jim Mustian, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The FBI's director told lawmakers Thursday that the bureau discourages ransomware payments to hacking groups even as major companies in the past month have participated in multimillion-dollar transactions aimed at getting their systems back online.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The federal government on Monday confirmed that a Russian criminal group is behind the hack of the Colonial Pipeline company. The pipeline — the largest of its kind in the U.S. — was shut down after a cyber extortion attempt.
By William Brangham
By Nomaan Merchant, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Officials who briefed reporters said the restrictions enacted around the world on movement and large gatherings may have decreased the number of potential people or groups to surveil.
Officials from the FBI and Department of Justice will testify before the House Committee on Appropriations Thursday about the agencies' response to violent extremism and domestic terrorism.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The Biden administration is not requiring FBI fingerprint background checks of caregivers at its rapidly expanding network of emergency sites to hold thousands of immigrant teenagers, alarming child welfare experts who say the waiver compromises safety.
By Michael Balsamo, Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Law enforcement is on high alert after intelligence uncovered a “possible plot” by a militia group to storm the U.S Capitol again.
By Associated Press
The lawyer who killed a federal judge's son and seriously wounded her husband at their New Jersey home last summer also had been tracking Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the judge said in a television interview.
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