Search ends for Navy SEALs lost at sea on mission to seize Iranian arms

After an exhaustive search scouring 21,000 square miles off the coast of Somalia, two Navy SEALs reported missing during the boarding of a ship carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi fighters were declared dead by the Pentagon.

By Alex HortonJanuary 21, 2024

Trump Trials: Awaiting appeals court ruling and more courtroom antics

What to watch in Donald Trump’s criminal and civil cases this week -- including him possibly testifying Monday in the E. Jean Carroll defamation trial.

By Perry Stein and Devlin BarrettJanuary 21, 2024

Iranian-linked militants strike Iraqi base housing U.S. troops

The attack against Ain al-Asad Air Base injured at least one Iraqi service member, Centcom said. Some U.S. personnel were evaluated for traumatic brain injuries.

By Justine McDaniel, Annabelle Timsit, Louisa Loveluck and Mustafa SalimJanuary 21, 2024

Allegations against Georgia prosecutors likely damaged case against Trump

For nearly two weeks the Fulton County district attorney prosecuting Trump and his allies has not responded to misconduct allegations. Damage has already been done to the case.

By Amy Gardner and Holly BaileyJanuary 21, 2024

In Judge Kaplan’s court, Trump plays with fire

Former president Donald Trump risks blowback if he takes the witness stand in Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s courtroom on Monday in the E. Jean Carroll defamation trial.

By Shayna Jacobs and Devlin BarrettJanuary 21, 2024

As Houthis vow to fight on, U.S. prepares for sustained campaign

U.S. officials say they don’t expect operations in Yemen to last years, but they acknowledge it’s unclear when the Houthis’ military capability will be eroded.

By Missy Ryan, John Hudson and Abigail HauslohnerJanuary 20, 2024

Top Fani Willis ally calls for lead prosecutor Nathan Wade to step aside

Norm Eisen, who served as special counsel to the House of Representatives’ first impeachment of Trump, also said there is no legal basis to disqualify Nathan Wade from the case against Trump.

By Amy GardnerJanuary 20, 2024

Ga. prosecutor in Trump case paid for flights with Fani Willis, filing shows

Bank statements filed in a divorce case may corroborate accusations leveled against Georgia prosecutors by one of Trump’s co-defendants in the election interference case.

By Amy Gardner and Holly BaileyJanuary 19, 2024

L.A. Innocence Project takes on Scott Peterson’s case. Here’s what to know.

Peterson was convicted in 2004 of murdering his pregnant wife and their unborn son, a case that captivated the country. He has said he was not the killer.

By Dan Rosenzweig-ZiffJanuary 19, 2024

Defense chief Austin asked to testify before Congress on hospital secrecy

Lloyd Austin has been called to testify before the House Armed Services Committee to explain “decisions made to withhold information” about his hospitalization.

By Adela Suliman and Dan LamotheJanuary 19, 2024

Capitol ‘absolutely’ is safer now than on Jan. 6, police chief says

Capitol Police hired more staff, improved intelligence capabilities and made other changes since the insurrection, but more should be done says top cop.

By Joe DavidsonJanuary 19, 2024

U.S. seeks jail for Trump adviser Navarro in Jan. 6 contempt case

Former Trump White House trade adviser Peter Navarro defied a House subpoena and failed to substantiate a claim that Trump asserted executive privilege to bar his testimony.

By Spencer S. HsuJanuary 19, 2024

Judge in Trump Georgia case orders hearing on Fani Willis misconduct claims

The order appears to force Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis to respond to accusations of misconduct in writing and televised court proceedings.

By Amy Gardner and Holly BaileyJanuary 18, 2024

Uvalde shooting report sharply critical of police response, leaders

Attorney General Merrick Garland said “lives would have been saved” if officers had followed standard procedures in responding to the 2022 school shooting in Uvalde, Tex.

By Arelis R. Hernández, Devlin Barrett and Mark BermanJanuary 18, 2024

Six things we learned from the DOJ report on the Uvalde school shooting

Key takeaways from the Justice Department report on the school shooting in Uvalde, Tex.

By Mark BermanJanuary 18, 2024

Veterans Affairs launched a suicide help program. 50,000 veterans used it.

The one-year total comes as the latest data shows that more than 6,000 veterans die by suicide each year, amid a worsening mental health crisis across the country.

By Dan Rosenzweig-ZiffJanuary 18, 2024

Can this ex-congressman show Trump the path to life after indictment?

Convicted for insider trading, Chris Collins got pardoned by Trump and found warm refuge in Florida — where crime is hardly a political liability and comebacks are always possible.

By Manuel Roig-FranziaJanuary 18, 2024

Uvalde parents brace for federal review of failures in police response

Justice Department leaders held an emotional meeting with relatives of those killed in the Robb Elementary School massacre in advance of a long-awaited report.

By Arelis R. Hernández and Devlin BarrettJanuary 17, 2024

U.S. Navy carries out new round of strikes against Houthis in Yemen

The strikes targeted 14 missiles that the Houthis had “loaded to be fired,” military officials said.

By Dan LamotheJanuary 17, 2024

Fla. man sentenced to 5 years after attacking 6 officers on Jan. 6

Kenneth Bonawitz, a longtime football coach, said he used his expertise in tackling to hit two officers standing below him on Jan. 6, forcing one to retire from his injuries.

By Tom JackmanJanuary 17, 2024