The Pentagon said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
But the meeting is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.
By Richard Lardner and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Current and former government officials painted a sinister portrait Wednesday of Russian cyberattacks on the United States aimed at interfering in the U.S. presidential election last year. Moscow stockpiled stolen information and selectively disseminated it during the campaign…
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The Republican-led Senate voted decisively to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 election by approving a wide-ranging sanctions package that targets key sectors of Russia's economy and individuals who carried out cyber attacks.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, protesters took to the streets across Russia to demonstrate against corruption and President Putin, a movement organized by the Kremlin's most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny. Also, reporters pressed White House press secretary Sean Spicer over…
By Hope Yen and Julie Pace, Associated Press
In an interview with NBC's "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly," Putin also dismissed the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump as "a load of nonsense."…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, June 3, Vladimir Putin plays down allegations of Russian hacking into the American presidential election, and a look at Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero. Also, ordinary citizens in Cambodia are losing land as economic development…
By IAN PHILLIPS, Associated Press and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the allegations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism.
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
Jared Kushner reportedly proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team, according to a report by The Washington Post.
By Eric Tucker, Catherine Lucey and Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Russia President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to turn over to Congress records of President Donald Trump's discussions with Russian diplomats in which Trump is said to have disclosed classified information. His offer added a bizarre twist to the…
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