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FILE - Kristin Preble, 13, and her mother Carol, get ready to leave the Ingomar Middle School in Franklin Park, Pa., Jan. 21, 1984. Kristin brought a briefcase with classified government documents to school as a show-and-tell project for her class. Her dad had found them in his Cleveland hotel room several years earlier and taken them home as a souvenir. Marked "Classified, Confidential, Executive" and "Property of the United States Government," the material from the Carter White House ended up in the hands of the Reagan campaign and, eventually, the schoolgirl. (AP Photo/Keith B.

How classified documents became a schoolgirl’s show-and-tell

FILE - Kristin Preble, 13, and her mother Carol, get ready to leave the Ingomar Middle School in Franklin Park, Pa., Jan. 21, 1984. Kristin brought a briefcase with classified government documents to school as a show-and-tell project for her class. Her dad had found them in his Cleveland hotel room several years earlier and taken them home as a souvenir. Marked "Classified, Confidential, Executive" and "Property of the United States Government," the material from the Carter White House ended up in the hands of the Reagan campaign and, eventually, the schoolgirl. (AP Photo/Keith B.

January 26, 2023, 1:59pm Politics

On a winter’s day in 1984, a briefcase stuffed with classified government documents showed up in a building in Pittsburgh, borne by someone who most certainly wasn’t supposed to have them. Read story

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco flanked by Attorney General Merrick Garland, left, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray speaks during a news conference to announce an international ransomware enforcement action, at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. The FBI has seized the website of a prolific ransomware gang that has heavily targeted hospitals and other healthcare providers.

U.S. infiltrates big ransomware gang: ‘We hacked the hackers’

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco flanked by Attorney General Merrick Garland, left, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray speaks during a news conference to announce an international ransomware enforcement action, at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. The FBI has seized the website of a prolific ransomware gang that has heavily targeted hospitals and other healthcare providers.

January 26, 2023, 1:22pm Latest News

The FBI and international partners have at least temporarily dismantled the network of a prolific ransomware gang they infiltrated last year, saving victims including hospitals and school districts a potential $130 million in ransom payments, Attorney General Merrick Garland and other U.S. officials announced Thursday. Read story

FILE - CBD wax is displayed at a shop in Sunset Hills, Mo., on June 27, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, jan. 26, 2023, there are too many unknowns about CBD products to regulate them as foods or supplements under the agency's current structure and Congress needs to create new rules for the massive and growing market. (Brian Munoz/St.

FDA declines to regulate CBD; calls on Congress for fix

FILE - CBD wax is displayed at a shop in Sunset Hills, Mo., on June 27, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, jan. 26, 2023, there are too many unknowns about CBD products to regulate them as foods or supplements under the agency's current structure and Congress needs to create new rules for the massive and growing market. (Brian Munoz/St.

January 26, 2023, 1:22pm Health

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday there are too many unknowns about CBD products to regulate them as foods or supplements under the agency’s current structure and called on Congress to create new rules for the massive and growing market. Read story

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., leaves a House GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

Latest Santos chaos: ‘Hiring’ treasurer who turned down job

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., leaves a House GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

January 26, 2023, 11:35am Nation & World

U.S. Rep. George Santos’ campaign committee told federal regulators Wednesday that it had hired a new treasurer amid lingering questions about the source of his wealth and irregularities in the committee’s financial reports. Read story

FILE - Workers at ACCESS, the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, help with meals for the Arab community in Dearborn, Mich., on May 1, 2020. A Middle Eastern and North African category would be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes would be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify, under preliminary recommendations released Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, by the Biden administration in what would be the first update to race and ethnicity standards in a quarter century.

New U.S. race, ethnicity standards proposed; first since ‘97

FILE - Workers at ACCESS, the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, help with meals for the Arab community in Dearborn, Mich., on May 1, 2020. A Middle Eastern and North African category would be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes would be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify, under preliminary recommendations released Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, by the Biden administration in what would be the first update to race and ethnicity standards in a quarter century.

January 26, 2023, 11:34am Latest News

A Middle Eastern and North African category could be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes could be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify, under preliminary recommendations released Thursday by the Biden administration in what would be the first update to race and ethnicity standards in… Read story

FILE - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks to employees at The Eli's Cheesecake Company during a visit, Jan. 20, 2023, in Chicago. Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel and the West Bank this weekend in his first trip to the Middle East this year. It comes amid an escalation in Israeli-Palestinian violence, U.S. concerns over the direction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government and ongoing issues with Egypt's human rights record.

Blinken headed to Mideast as U.S. alarm over violence grows

FILE - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks to employees at The Eli's Cheesecake Company during a visit, Jan. 20, 2023, in Chicago. Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel and the West Bank this weekend in his first trip to the Middle East this year. It comes amid an escalation in Israeli-Palestinian violence, U.S. concerns over the direction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government and ongoing issues with Egypt's human rights record.

January 26, 2023, 11:22am Politics

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel and the West Bank this weekend, the State Department announced Thursday, as the U.S. expressed alarm about escalating violence after Israel’s single deadliest operation in the West Bank in two decades. Read story

FILE - Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., during a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, on June 21, 2022. Rep. Schiff, who rose to national prominence as the lead prosecutor in President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial, announced Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, that he is seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (AP Photo/J.

Trump impeachment leader Schiff joins California Senate race

FILE - Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., during a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, on June 21, 2022. Rep. Schiff, who rose to national prominence as the lead prosecutor in President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial, announced Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, that he is seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (AP Photo/J.

January 26, 2023, 10:25am Politics

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who rose to national prominence as the lead prosecutor in President Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial, said Thursday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by long-serving Democrat Dianne Feinstein, the oldest member of Congress at age 89. She has yet to say whether… Read story

FILE - Visitors wearing military camouflage stand at the entrance of the 'PMC Wagner Centre', which is associated with businessman and founder of the Wagner private military group Yevgeny Prigozhin, during the official opening of the office block during National Unity Day, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. The 61-year-old Prigozhin, who has expanded his assets from catering business to Wagner and then mining and other spheres, has scathingly criticized the top military brass for their blunders in Ukraine, charging that Wagner was much more efficient than regular troops.

U.S. expands sanctions on Russia’s ‘brutal’ Wagner Group

FILE - Visitors wearing military camouflage stand at the entrance of the 'PMC Wagner Centre', which is associated with businessman and founder of the Wagner private military group Yevgeny Prigozhin, during the official opening of the office block during National Unity Day, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. The 61-year-old Prigozhin, who has expanded his assets from catering business to Wagner and then mining and other spheres, has scathingly criticized the top military brass for their blunders in Ukraine, charging that Wagner was much more efficient than regular troops.

January 26, 2023, 10:25am Nation & World

The Biden administration on Thursday expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia’s Wagner Group and related companies and individuals for their role in the war in Ukraine and mercenary activities, including human rights abuses, in Africa. Read story