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Pipeline CEO defends paying ransom amid cyberattack

Jun. 08, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pipeline company CEO on Tuesday defended his decisions to abruptly halt fuel distribution for much of the East Coast and pay millions to a criminal gang in Russia as he faced down one of the most disruptive ransomware attacks in U.S. history. ...

Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack

Jun. 08, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol found a broad intelligence breakdown across multiple agencies, along with widespread law enforcement and military failures that led to the violent attack. There were clear warnings...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 08, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

Terre Haute Tribune-Star. June 4, 2021. Editorial: Coming up short on air base still a win for Hulman Field Every competition inherently involves winning and losing. The U.S. Air Force has chosen a site in Arkansas to establish a multi-national...

Mother of cop who died after Jan. 6 urges 1/6 commission

May. 26, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are poised to block legislation that would create a commission on the Jan. 6 insurrection, despite both a bipartisan effort to salvage the bill and a last-minute push by the mother of a Capitol Police officer who collapsed and died after the siege. ...

Senators try to salvage legislation on Jan. 6 commission

May. 25, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators labored Tuesday to find a path forward for legislation creating a commission on the Jan. 6 insurrection, debating potential changes in a long-shot attempt to overcome growing GOP opposition. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Sen....

Shock of Jan. 6 insurrection devolves into political fight

May. 22, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan. 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the U.S. Capitol chanting “hang Mike Pence.” But when the House moved this week to create an independent commission to investigate the tragedy, the former vice...

Soldiers who perished on secret mission are memorialized

May. 15, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Nearly 60 years ago, dozens of soldiers assembled for a top secret mission to Vietnam, three years before President Lyndon Johnson officially sent U.S. combat troops to the country. They never made it. Their airplane disappeared between Guam and...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Apr. 19, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

Detroit News. April 14, 2021. Editorial: Rev up U.S. automotive supply chains Technology has become increasingly intertwined with the auto industry, as the recent semiconductor shortage has brought to light. The Detroit Three have had to halt...

Senators press for more on SolarWinds hack after AP report

Apr. 07, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

Key lawmakers said Tuesday they're concerned they've been kept in the dark about what suspected Russian hackers stole from the federal government and they pressed Biden administration officials for more details about the scope of what's known as the SolarWinds hack. In...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Mar. 29, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. March 25, 2021. Editorial: Iowa Republican lawmakers make a stand for freedom — well, one freedom (to get and carry guns) No legislative session would be complete without Republicans trying to make it easier for Iowans to buy...