Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is expected to leave his position soon after William Barr is confirmed.
A new court filing says ex-Trump campaign chairman shared polling data on 2016 presidential race with a man accused of having ties to Russian intelligence.
The extension underscores that Mueller's team continues to pursue leads about Russia's covert effort to influence the results of the 2016 US election.
- by Sharon LaFraniere
Seventeen-year-old school girl Nina Loguntsova is part of an expanding military-education program at Moscow's public schools.
- by Anton Troianovski & Ellen Nakashima
French politician Marine Le Pen's far-right party borrowed big from an obscure Russian bank. Then things got messy.
- by Paul Sonne
Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recuse himself from overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election.
- by Mark Hosenball
The House intelligence committee voted to release a transcript of Roger Stone's interview with it last year after Robert Mueller requested it.
- by Chad Day
For a full eight minutes, US District Judge Emmet Sullivan read aloud an inventory of Michael Flynn's lies.
- by Carol D. Leonnig & Rosalind S. Helderman
The White House has fired back at former FBI Director James Comey, a day after Comey lamented the GOP was not standing up to Trump's attacks on US government.
- by John Wagner