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  • Authorities stand near a damaged Home Depot truck after a motorist drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in New York. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)
    8 killed by New York motorist in ‘cowardly act of terror’

    A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial and mowed down people Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring several others in what the mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.”

  • In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
    US senator seeks cyber info from voting machine makers

    In a letter Tuesday to the CEOs of top election technology firms, Sen. Ron Wyden writes that public faith in American election infrastructure is “more important than ever before.”

  • WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey addresses the Intelligence and National Security Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel September 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. After one year on the job, Comey outlined his vision for the future of the FBI, including a bigger focus on cyber and the creation of a new intelligence office within the bureau. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
    Internal FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head Comey

    Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results released Wednesday.

  • House committee issues subpoenas in Russia probe; Comey OK'd to testify

    The House intelligence committee said Wednesday it is issuing subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.

  • Source: Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

    Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Police capture man sought in New York-area bombings

    An Afghan immigrant wanted in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was captured Monday after being wounded in a gun battle with police that erupted when he was discovered sleeping in a bar doorway, authorities said.

  • Authorities call NYC explosion a bombing, say motive unknown

    Investigators scrambled to find out who planted a bomb that rocked a bustling New York City neighborhood and why Sunday, scouring shrapnel, forensic traces and surveillance video for any link to an unexploded pressure-cooker device found a few blocks away.

  • Guard arrested in death of NYC Marine vet in hot cell

    A jail guard accused of skipping her rounds and falsifying a logbook to cover it up was charged Monday in connection with the death of a mentally ill inmate in his stifling 101-degree cell.