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US attorney general William Barr: chafed at how the news media and some lawmakers have characterised his letter to Congress outlining the report’s chief conclusions. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times

Some of US special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have told associates that attorney general William Barr failed to adequately portray the fin(...)

President Donald Trump and FBI director James Comey. Mr Comey will testify  before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, where he is expected to be quizzed intensely about his interactions with Mr Trump. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Former FBI director James Comey will state that US president Donald Trump asked him to drop the FBI investigation into former national security chief (...)

Then FBI director James Comey testifying  before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 3rd. He was fired on May 9th. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/The New York

By the end, neither of them thought much of the other. After President Donald Trump accused his predecessor in March of wiretapping him, James Comey, (...)

President Richard Nixon speaks at a rally at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, on October  23rd, 1972.   Photograph: Michael Evans/The New York Times

In dramatically casting aside FBI director James Comey, US president Donald Trump fired the man who may have helped make him president – and the man w(...)

A filing cabinet broken into in 1972 as part of the Watergate burglary, beside a computer server that Russian hackers breached during the 2016 presidential campaign, both now in the basement of the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters in Washington. Photograph: Justin T Gellerson/The New York Times

When special agent Adrian Hawkins of the FBI called the Democratic National Committee in September 2015 to pass along some troubling news about its c(...)

British jihadist Reyaad Khan, an Islamic State operative who was killed last year in an RAF  drone strike.

In the summer of 2015, armed US drones over eastern Syria stalked Junaid Hussain, an influential hacker and recruiter for the Islamic State terrorist (...)

Omar Mateen, who had attracted the attention of the FBI for claims about connections with terrorists, killed 49 people when he opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last Sunday. Photograph: MySpace/AP File

Every day, in FBI offices around the US, agents leaf through classified counterterrorism documents on American citizens one last time. They reread inf(...)

 Police arresting a demonstrator protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19th, 2014,  in Ferguson, Missouri, US. File photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city’s black residents, the US Justice Department has (...)

FBI director James Comey gave the keynote address at an RSA conference in San Francisco last night.

Greater cooperation and information sharing between the security industry, businesses and the FBI would enable improved defenses against terror(...)