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Feds issue subpoenas seeking records related to Rep. Cuellar and his wife, associates

A federal probe that led to the raid of Rep. Henry Cuellar's home is seeking records about an array of organizations, many with ties to Azerbaijan, ABC News has learned. → Read More

FBI raid on House Democrat's home related to Azerbaijan probe, source says

The FBI on Wednesday raided the Texas home and office of Rep. Henry Cuellar as part of a federal probe relating to Azerbaijan, a source tells ABC News. → Read More

Timeline of synagogue hostage standoff sheds light on suspect's travel in US

A family friend claims Malik Faisal Akram had a history of mental health issues. → Read More

House Jan. 6 investigators contact ex-Oath Keeper featured in ABC News documentary

House Jan. 6 investigators have contacted a former spokesman for the Oath Keepers militia, seeking to interview him about his time with the militia group and its founder. → Read More

Ex-Oath Keepers spokesperson warns right-wing 'propaganda' is 'more dangerous than bullets'

A former Oath Keepers spokesperson now says the militia group's rhetoric can create the kind of confrontations that led to the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. → Read More

Becoming a domestic terrorist: How 3 self-styled 'patriots' were led to lethal plot

This is part 3 of a three-part ABC News series looking at one chilling case of right-wing extremism in America’s heartland. Part 1 is available here, and part 2 is available here. In the final weeks of the 2016 presidential campaign, four militia men in Kansas were finalizing their own campaign : a plot to bomb the mosque and homes of Muslim refugees in the small town of Garden City, Kansas.… → Read More

Inside the making of a domestic terror plot, and an 'average guy's' race to stop it

This is part 1 of a three-part ABC News series looking at one chilling case of right-wing extremism in America’s heartland. Part 2 is available here. Dan Day, a God-fearing family man, describes his shotgun, two rifles and three handguns as “a bare minimum” for anyone in Kansas. He fiercely defends the Second Amendment and the right of Americans to form militias. Years ago, he developed a… → Read More

'We were infiltrated, mom': Secret recordings track demise of domestic terror attack

This is part 2 of a three-part ABC News series looking at one chilling case of right-wing extremism in America’s heartland. Part 1 is available here. Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three Kansas militia men determined to kill Muslim refugees in the small town of Garden City, Kansas, spent months trying to choose a target. They met regularly at Wright’s business, G&G Mobile Home… → Read More

'The Longest Shadow': A radical post-9/11 government overhaul pits security against liberty

Part 2 of ABC News' series on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 looks at the attacks' legacy of injuries -- seen and unseen -- and the balance between liberty and safety. → Read More

Cannon House Office Building evacuated due to suspicious vehicle: Sources

The Cannon House Office Building, a congressional office building, was evacuated via underground routes Thursday morning due to a suspicious vehicle. → Read More

AG Garland announces investigation of Louisville PD's policing practices

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced an investigation into the policing practices of the Louisville Police Department. → Read More

After Chauvin's conviction for Floyd murder, DOJ weighs charging him for 2017 incident involving Black teen: Source

Federal investigators probing Derek Chauvin's use of force against George Floyd are also weighing charging him for a 2017 incident involving a Black teen, a source said. → Read More

AG Garland announces DOJ probe into policing practices in Minneapolis

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday announced a federal probe into policing practices in Minneapolis. → Read More

'Unbearable' conditions push Biden administration to close Houston migrant center

The Biden administration shuttered a Houston facility for migrant children following allegations that the group running it failed to provide adequate living conditions. → Read More

Feds looking at alleged payments Rep. Matt Gaetz made to women and online solicitation: Sources

Gaetz previously denied having a relationship with a 17-year-old. → Read More

Feds looking beyond Florida in investigation of Rep. Gaetz, sources say

The federal investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is scrutinizing the congressman's conduct not only in Florida but in other states too, sources tell ABC News. → Read More

SolarWinds cyberhack gained access to then-acting DHS chief's emails: Sources

The SolarWinds cyber hack gained access to then-acting DHS chief Chad Wolf's emails, sources said. → Read More

Biden administration releases video from inside crowded migrant detention facilities

The Biden administration has now released its first official images from inside two Texas migrant detention facilities. ABC News got an exclusive first look. → Read More

Beyond child detentions, other surging stats reflect grim reality of border crisis

Early last year, as Border Patrol agents in Texas escorted an international news crew into what authorities say is the most remote area along the entire southwest border, someone in the group noticed a man sitting in a ravine, hidden behind brush. Pedro Diego-Francisco, a Guatemalan migrant, had been there for three days, with no way to call for help as he suffered through temperatures that fell… → Read More

Making sense of GOP claims about who is crossing the border

The comments came after House GOP leaders met with border patrol agents in Texas on Monday. → Read More