Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 11:21am
Documents show the $100,000 donation that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted from the head of a company his office was investigating came despite internal agency rules that prohibit such gifts.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expressing concern at the Turkish government's restrictions on individual rights under the state of emergency imposed after a failed July 15 coup and "worrying reports" of mistreatment of some military detainees.
Joe Mandak, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 11:01am
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $25 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery.
FBI Director James Comey says government and the tech industry need to sort out their differences over encryption before "something terrible happens" that would make productive conversations impossible.
A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems.
Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 10:11am
President Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins.
Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 10:00am
Comcast's second-quarter profit slipped because of fewer movie hits from its NBCUniversal film-and-TV arm, but it posted big gains in internet customers and its smallest video losses for a second quarter in at least a decade.