Attorney general nominee William Barr says he turned down joining President Donald Trump's defense team in the Russia investigation.
On Monday, President Trump denied being a Russian agent after The New York Times reported the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was acting on Russia’s behalf. He called the FBI officials who launched the inquiry “scoundrels” and…
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in Russia charged Monday.
Questions remain about President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as about Trump's broader ties to Russia. To analyze why the corresponding counterintelligence investigations are 'unprecedented,' Judy Woodruff sits down with Andrew Weiss, a former National Security…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators at his confirmation hearing "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press on…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump pushed back Friday against some Democrats' calls to impeach him, saying they're only seeking impeachment because they know they can't win the White House in 2020.
Russia has detained Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, on charges of espionage. Whelan's family says he was traveling for a wedding. The arrest comes weeks after accused Russian agent Maria Butina agreed to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors. John Sipher,…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
On his first day as acting defense secretary, Pat Shanahan is emphasizing that China should be the Pentagon's main focus.
By Lynn Berry, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the U.S. hopes to gain access soon to a former Marine who was arrested in Russia on espionage charges and that "if the detention is not appropriate we will demand his…
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