WASHINGTON (AP) 07/18 — James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November’s midterm elections.Read more »
By ERIC TUCKER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/14 — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/12 — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias launched a vigorous defense Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches,
By CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/10 — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge,
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 07/04 — A 2012 internal investigation found that 48 Florida state employees made mistakes in issuing permits for concealed weapons,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press 06/25 – Porn actress Stormy Daniels was scheduled to meet with federal prosecutors in New York on Monday as part of their investigation into President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney,Read more »
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/19 — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana,
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/20 — House Republicans escalated their months long standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn’t adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/05 — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people.
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) 05/26 — The police chief recently named to the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry said the fight that has long been waged against pot in this country has been a “waste of time”
By KELLI KENNEDY and TERRY SPENCER, The Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 05/26 — Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die ins”
By DESMOND BUTLER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/23 — President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department, declining to say whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after the White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for Trump’s congressional allies.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/19 — President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 05/15 — A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville’s police department after its previous chief departed in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally.Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced Tuesday at a news conference that he had recommended RaShall M.Read more »
By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/09 — The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill making it illegal to take “substantial steps” to threaten to kill or kidnap groups of people,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/10— One of the largest public pension funds in the nation voted Wednesday to use its financial might to pressure gun retailers across the country to stop selling military-style assault weapons and accessories like rapid-fire “bump stocks”
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 05/12 — Oklahoma’s Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions,Read more »
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) 04/28 — U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children and detention for many months.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press BARRE, Vt. (AP) 04/26 — Vermont’s stock-car-racing governor is questioning whether to race this season at a local speedway where many spectators are hunters after an outcry from gun owners over gun restriction legislation he signed.