(WASHINGTON) -- Since federal prosecutors obtained the cooperation of GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz's once close-ally in May, sources tell ABC News the ongoing investigation, which includes sex trafficking allegations involving Gaetz, has engulfed the tight-knit Central Florida political scene as prosecutors continue their investigation... Read More.
(BOISE, Idaho) -- Ammon Bundy, an anti-government activist and one of the leaders of a 2016 armed occupation on a wildlife refuge in Oregon, has filed paperwork to run for governor of Idaho. Bundy was a part of a group of militia members occupying Malheur... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers proposed a new bill Wednesday that would ban federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies from buying user data collected from smartphones, social media and other digital sources from third-party data brokers. The “The Fourth Amendment Is Not... Read More.
By Alexander Mallin, Mike Levine, John Santucci, Katherine Faulders and Will Steakin, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The federal investigation targeting Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is specifically looking into whether he and an associate in his home state of Florida provided cash... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE, KATHERINE FAULDERS, ALEXANDER MALLIN, and JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The federal investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is focused on allegations that the junior congressman had a sexual relationship with at least one minor, and is... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Two men and one woman were charged by the Justice Department for allegedly fabricating a COVID-19 vaccine website.According to an affidavit unsealed Thursday, Olakitan Oluwalade, Odunayo Baba Oluwalad and Kelly Lamont Williams... Read More.
By MATTHEW MOSK, LAURA ROMERO, and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As coronavirus rates surge across the nation, the Trump administration issued new recommendations this week urging residents and staff of nursing homes to avoid contact with relatives during the... Read More.
BY: LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An independent commission set up by the Trump administration has unveiled a host of recommendations it says could help nursing homes "reduce the suffering and to save the lives of residents and staff" as... Read More.
BY: JAMES HILL, ABC News(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- Federal prosecutors pursuing the criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell in New York are asking a judge to temporarily halt proceedings in a civil lawsuit filed by an alleged child sex-abuse victim against... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors in New York announced criminal charges Wednesday against an international piracy ring that managed to steal and upload "nearly every movie released by major production studios" between 2011 and 2020. According to the indictment, the "sophisticated and widespread"... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf continued to defend his agency's response to the recent Portland, Oregon, protests, when he appeared before a Senate panel on Thursday. He also blamed local officials for not... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The civil unrest and tensions in Portland, Oregon, boiled over again Thursday night as federal agents sprayed tear gas into a crowd that included Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.Protesters, according to ABC... Read More.