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Hate Crimes Rose The Day After Trump Was Elected, FBI Data Show

Reported hate crimes with racial or ethnic bias jumped the day after President Trump won the 2016 election, going from 10 to 27, according to an analysis of FBI hate crime statistics.

US Elections Remain Vulnerable To Cyberattacks, Officials Testify To Senate Panel

The secretary of Homeland Security has warned that U.S. elections are still vulnerable to digital interference from Russia and other countries.

The US Military Wants More Plutonium Triggers For Nuclear Warheads

The U.S. military is concerned that the government isn't moving quickly enough to ramp up production of the plutonium cores that trigger nuclear warheads.

How Police Finally Found The Austin Bomber

The Austin, Texas manhunt wasn't cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV.

US Pastor Faces 35 Years In Jail In Turkey For Terror Links

An American pastor has been charged in Turkey with engaging in espionage and having links to terror groups, crimes that carry a potential sentence of up to 35 years in prison.

Bombing Suspect Is Dead, But Why Did He Target Austin?

The Austin bombing suspect died from a bomb blast inside his vehicle as officers surrounded him, police said at a pre-dawn news conference Wednesday.

US Agent On Trial In Cross-Border Killing Of Mexican Teen

A rare murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with shooting into Mexico in 2012 and killing a teenager started Tuesday with jury selection.

Students: 1 Million Expected At Anti-Gun-Violence Marches

Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations, students said Monday.

Authorities Hunting Clues Ask Austin Bomber To Talk To Them

In the search for answers to a series of explosions in Texas, authorities have gone ahead with a simple plea to whoever's behind the blasts: Talk to us.

Turkey-Backed Forces Capture Syrian Kurdish Town Of Afrin

Turkish military and allied Syrian forces marched into the center of the northern Syrian town of Afrin Sunday, raising their flags and shooting in the air in celebration.