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TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION agents work at a check point inside O'Hare International Airport in Chicago recently. With screeners calling in sick in larger-than-normal numbers, U.S. airports have been experiencing disruptions. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

U.S. airport screener absences triple as shutdown continues

WASHINGTON – The number of U.S. airport screeners who took unscheduled absences rose to 10 percent on Sunday, more than triple that of a...
A RESIDENCE OF PAUL MANAFORT was raided by FBI agents in late July as the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election expands. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICK FALLON

FBI searched home of Trump’s former campaign chairman Manafort

NEW YORK - The FBI searched a home belonging to Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, as the federal probe into Russian...
ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday denying collusion with Russian officials, and denying allegations that he gave misleading testimony about his contact with Russian officials. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russia a `detestable lie’

NEW YORK - Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he never spoke with Russian officials concerning “any type of interference” with the 2016 presidential campaign...
JAMES COMEY, FORMER DIRECTOR of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, June 8, 2017. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Comey says concern Trump would lie led him to write memos

Ousted FBI chief James Comey called President Donald Trump’s shifting explanations for firing him “lies, plain and simple” and said he wrote detailed memos of...

Trump seeks new FBI head as Comey’s firing grips Washington

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has begun its search for a replacement for ousted FBI Director James Comey, with the Justice Department holding interviews...

Justice Department to watch polls in Providence, Pawtucket

The Justice Department will deploy 500 personnel to polling stations on Election Day, including in Providence and Pawtucket, to help protect voters against discrimination...

FCC plan to ease cross-ownership rules points to consolidation

NEW YORK - The Federal Communications Commission agreed to propose easing limits on one owner holding a television station and newspaper in a top...

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