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Friday

Michael Casey (L) is shown here with U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Timothy Haugh, at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on July 12, 2023. Casey is now the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

What spying looks like today, according to the head of U.S. counterintelligence

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Thursday

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at a press conference on Dec. 6, 2023, about DOJ's indictment of four Russian military personnel for war crimes committed against a U.S. national living in Ukraine, the first of such charges ever to be brought under the U.S. war crimes statute. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ takes a stand against war crimes in Ukraine. In Gaza war, it's been nearly silent

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Monday

The challenges of investigating war crimes in the conflict between Israel and Hamas

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Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks with reporters during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, in Washington, as FBI Director Christopher Wray, right, looks on. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Wednesday

Ex-special counsel, appearing before House, defends Biden classified documents probe

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Tuesday

Special counsel Hur testifies about his Biden documents investigation

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Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Hur listens during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Robert Hur, the special counsel who led an investigation into President Biden's handling of classified documents, testifies alongside video of Biden to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

A former Google engineer was charged with stealing AI technology while secretly working with two China-based companies. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

This photo illustration shows national guardsman Jack Teixeira reflected in an image of the Pentagon. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

Hunter Biden appeared for a closed-door deposition in the GOP impeachment inquiry into his father, President Joe Biden. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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After months-long battle with GOP, Hunter Biden appears for impeachment testimony

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House GOP has focused on Hunter Biden for awhile — a chance now to talk to him

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Sunday

Flowers adorn the memorial plaque at the site where Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt where killed in Washington, D.C. They were killed in a car bomb on Sept. 21, 1976, by agents of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet as they drove to work at the Institute for Policy Studies. Pedro Ugarte/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Series of recent DOJ cases show foreign operatives plotting assassinations in U.S.

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Thursday

How the Justice Department foils assassination plots in the U.S.

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