FILE - The U.S. Treasury Department building viewed from the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Washington. Hackers got into computers at the U.S. Treasury Department and possibly other federal agencies, touching off a government response involving the National Security Council. Security Council spokesperson John Ullyot said Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 that the government is aware of reports about the hacks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

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A snowman with a pretend NSA (National Security Agency) badge and a coffee cup stands in Lafayette Square Park, across from the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard face fresh challenges as the workweek begins: slippery roads, spotty transit service mounds of snow, and closed schools and government offices.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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As 2016 wraps up, here’s a look back at the best photo galleries from each month.

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Feds press local election officials to accept cyber help, but decline to identify hackers

The Obama administration’s top homeland security adviser said an official U.S. response may still be coming, and in the meantime, federal officials are keen to bolster public confidence in the U.S. election system,

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