Problems in F.B.I. Wiretap Applications Go Beyond Trump Aide Surveillance, Review Finds

WASHINGTON — An inspector general uncovered pervasive problems in F.B.I. wiretap applications, according to a memo…

As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation

WASHINGTON — China and Russia have both seized on the novel coronavirus to wage disinformation campaigns…

House Departs Without Vote to Extend Expired F.B.I. Spy Tools

WASHINGTON — House Democrats left the capital on Friday after passing the $2 trillion coronavirus relief…

U.S. Officials Push for Expelling Suspected Chinese Spies at Media Outlets

WASHINGTON — As China moves forward with expelling almost all American journalists from three major American…

Top U.S. Intelligence Official Taps New Counterterrorism Chief

WASHINGTON — Lora Shiao, a career American intelligence officer, will be the next acting director of…

With Intelligence Nominee, Trump Ensures an Ally Will Have the Post

WASHINGTON — The legal career of Representative John Ratcliffe, Republican of Texas, almost ended before it…

Counterterrorism Chief Exits as Top U.S. Intelligence Official Weighs Cuts

WASHINGTON — Officials with the Trump administration abruptly replaced the acting head of the National Counterterrorism…

U.S. Divided Over Chinese Drone Bans

The Interior Department grounded its fleet over national security concerns. But other agencies are more worried…