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Past articles by Eric:

Woman plotted with neo-Nazi to attack power grid, feds say

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland woman spent months conspiring with a neo-Nazi leader based in Florida to plan an attack on Baltimore’s power grid, hoping ... → Read More

Hunter Biden seeks federal probe of Trump allies over laptop

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, asked the Justice Department in a letter Wednesday to investigate close allies of fo... → Read More

FBI searched Joe Biden’s former office in November: AP source

The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s former office at the Penn Biden Center in Washington in November, according to a person familiar with the matter, at least a week after his personal lawyers first found classified records there from his time as vice president. → Read More

Investigation? Review? U.S. President Joe Biden faces a messaging dilemma

When Hillary Clinton was running for president, her campaign wanted a gentler way to talk about the criminal investigation into her private email server, so they called it a “security review.” → Read More

Donald Trump probe may be complicated by documents at Joe Biden office

The volume of classified documents is vastly different, the circumstances of discovery worlds apart. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel drops Trump subpoena as it wraps up work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee has dropped its subpoena against former President Donald Trump as it wraps up work and prepares to dissol... → Read More

Brittney Griner prisoner swap AP Sports Story of the Year

The return of Brittney Griner to the United States in a dramatic prisoner swap with Russia marked the culmination of a 10-month ordeal that captivated... → Read More

Libyan accused in Lockerbie bombing now in American custody

The arrest of Abu Agela Masud Kheir Al-Marimi is a milestone in the decades-old investigation into the attack that killed 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground. → Read More

Brittney Griner swap wasn’t what U.S. hoped for, but what it could get

Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s surprise announcement last July lacked any detail, but its meaning was crystal clear. → Read More

Donald Trump faces peril in documents probe after decades of scrutiny

As a businessman and president, Donald Trump faced a litany of lawsuits and criminal investigations yet emerged from the legal scrutiny time and again with his public and political standing largely intact. → Read More

Trump criminal probes will proceed

Donald Trump’s early announcement of his third White House bid won’t shield him from the criminal investigations already confronting him as an ordinary citizen. → Read More

Prosecutors: No criminal charges expected from Giuliani raid

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York do not plan to criminally charge Rudy Giuliani in connection with a probe into his interactions with Ukrainian... → Read More

Trump claim of ‘Crime of Century’ fizzles in 3-year probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump once predicted that a special prosecutor appointed during his administration would uncover “the crime ... → Read More

New Jan. 6 footage shows Nancy Pelosi, leaders as crisis unfolded

As rioters stormed through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was sheltering in a secure location and trying to do what her job demands: take charge of a situation. → Read More

Justice Dept. asks court to deny Trump plea over FBI search

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to steer clear of a legal fight over classified documents seized during ... → Read More

Trump docs probe: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stark repudiation of Donald Trump’s legal arguments, a federal appeals court on Wednesday permitted the Justice Department to r... → Read More

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

WASHINGTON (AP) — The independent arbiter tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home sai... → Read More

Trump documents probe: US ready to appeal judge’s hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is preparing to appeal a judge’s decision granting the appointment of an independent arbiter to review record... → Read More

Steve Bannon expects to face new criminal charge in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that he expects to be charged soon in a state criminal ca... → Read More

Florida judge faces criticism following order in Trump case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon is facing sharp criticism following her decision this week to grant a request by former ... → Read More