National security

March 20, 2017 - 6:54 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-FBI FBI chief confirms probe of Russia contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI director confirms that the agency is looking into possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of Donald Trump. It's part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won’t be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2017 - 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain nonstop U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and some other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The ban was revealed Monday in...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 20, 2017 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible connections between Trump "associates" and Russia. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday referred to Trump's former national security...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-FBI FBI chief confirms probe of Russia contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI director confirms that the agency is looking into possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of Donald Trump. It's part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential...
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FBI Director James Comey, left, and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 20, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is keeping tabs on the congressional hearing on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. He's tweeting that the FBI and...
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FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 20, 2017 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible connections between...
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FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 20, 2017 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says an independent investigative commission should be created to look into possible links and coordination between...
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March 20, 2017 - 1:38 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP-FBI Comey knocks down Trump's wiretap claim WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says the FBI and Justice Department have no information to substantiate President Donald Trump's claims that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him before the election. Comey says no...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. The House intelligence committee is to begin hearings Monday, March 20, 2017 into Russia’s role in cybersecurity breaches at the Democratic National Committee, as well as President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor had authorized a wiretap of Trump Tower. Comey and Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, are slated to testify. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 20, 2017 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 10:35 a.m. FBI Director James Comey is publicly confirming for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential...
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March 20, 2017 - 6:55 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate hearings begin this morning for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the man President Donald Trump wants to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died more than a year ago. Gorsuch is a...
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