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The new White House website that went operational just as President Trump was sworn into office has already been getting attention for signaling sharp changes in policy and rhetoric.  But the most striking section... [Read More]
Retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright. President Obama gave a full pardon Tuesday to retired Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, who was convicted of lying to the FBI during an investigation into a leak... [Read More]
President-elect Donald Trump told a radio interviewer in October 2015 that he had met Vladimir Putin "one time … a long time ago" and that he "got along with him great" — a statement... [Read More]
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks in Moscow on Dec. 26. Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered a wide-ranging campaign to disrupt the American presidential election, seeking to "denigrate" Hillary Clinton and boost the chances of the Republican... [Read More]
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens to questions while testifying alongside Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, right, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday on foreign cyberthreats.... [Read More]
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, a Russian dissident now living in exile in the United States, warned today that the world could be what he called "entering a very dark ages" unless... [Read More]
In what White House officials portrayed as tough retaliation for Russia's cyberattack on the U.S. election, President Obama on Thursday evicted 35 suspected Russian spies from the country and imposed economic sanctions on... [Read More]
Minutes after the report was released Thursday, Snowden's chief lawyer, Ben Wizner, tweeted that the report was "petulant nonsense." Snowden has adamantly denied such contacts, most recently this month in an interview with... [Read More]
The same Russian intelligence hackers who attacked the Democratic National Committee and stole thousands of internal emails used computer malware to penetrate the Android cell phone of a Ukrainian military officer, enabling the... [Read More]
President Obama's decision this week to issue 78 Christmas season pardons — the most of his presidency — should have special meaning for veterans of the civil rights movement. Among the recipients... [Read More]
In the closing days of the 2016 election campaign, hackers believed to be working for Russian intelligence launched a new wave of attacks on Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee — a... [Read More]
Two House Democrats called Wednesday for the creation of a bipartisan national commission — modeled after the one that investigated the Sept. 11 terror attacks — to investigate foreign interference in the 2016 election. [Read More]
In an exclusive interview in Russia with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who leaked information about U.S. surveillance activities, says he is "kind of encouraged" by the... [Read More]
Come back to Yahoo News on Monday to watch the full clip of Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric's exclusive interview with Edward Snowden. [Read More]
In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Edward Snowden says that former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — under consideration to be President-elect Donald Trump's secretary of state —... [Read More]
Want to attend a ladies luncheon with Melania Trump? Easy: Simply plunk down $1 million to the Trump inaugural committee — a gift that guarantees high-rolling donors and corporate executives special access to... [Read More]
Donald Trump with campaign aide Rick Gates, left, prepares for his speech at the Republican National Convention in July. A longtime business and lobbying partner of Paul Manafort, the former Donald Trump... [Read More]
President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to pay $25 million to former students of his for-profit Trump University as part of a settlement that resolves three outstanding lawsuits against him, including one in which... [Read More]
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn talks to media as he arrives at Trump Tower, Nov. 17, 2016, in New York. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who has reportedly been offered the role of... [Read More]
"Given its recent history of operating a disastrous torture program and then spying on the Senate itself, the Agency demands principled leadership now more than ever," Wyden, a veteran member of the Senate... [Read More]