Obama orders review of election-season hacking
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday.
Trump transition team seeks details on Energy Dept. workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is asking Energy Department employees detailed questions about the agency's operations and personnel, including a list of employees and contractors who attended international meetings on climate change over the past five years.
Syrian forces squeeze Aleppo, bring new wave of evacuations
BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new wave of evacuations Friday and raising concerns about hundreds of men who have disappeared and are feared to have been seized by the government.