Robert Mueller

FILE - In this March 19, 2013, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on the FBI's budget. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Owners say Rice investigation will be independent, made public

NEW YORK (AP) — The two NFL owners overseeing the investigation into how the league pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case pledged Thursday to make the findings of the probe […]

09/11/2014

FILE - In this March 19, 2013, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on the FBI's budget. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

NFL to look into its handling of Rice case

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case as pressure increased for the league to be […]

09/11/2014

President Barack Obama talks with FBI Director James Comey during Comey's installation as FBI director, Monday, Oct. 28,2013, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama picked Comey for FBI because he knows right from wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he picked James Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job. The president said at an installation ceremony for the new FBI director […]

10/28/2013

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Departing FBI chief worries about airborne terror

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller’s dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same as when terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001, […]

08/22/2013

James Comey (AP Photo)

Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed James Comey to become FBI director after Sen. Rand Paul ended delaying tactics against the nomination because of concerns about the domestic use of drones. Monday’s 93-1 […]

07/29/2013

James Comey (AP Photo)

Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI grapples with scrutiny over government surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday moved to turn the agency over to James Comey, a top Bush administration lawyer best known for defiantly […]

06/21/2013

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The numbers game muddies NSA surveillance debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to win over public trust, the Obama administration has been throwing around a lot of numbers as it tries to describe — in as much detail as possible without jeopardizing national […]

06/20/2013

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Mueller: FBI uses drones for surveillance

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are “worthy of debate,” FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday. He said the law enforcement […]

06/19/2013

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

FBI director defends surveillance programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Robert Mueller on Thursday staunchly defended a pair of controversial government surveillance programs, telling Congress that leaking information on them harms national security. In his final appearance as FBI director […]

06/13/2013

James Comey (AP Photo)

AP sources: Obama to name ex-Bush aide to head FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the […]

05/30/2013

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