Jason Leopold

The 2017 Music Issue

Inside the FBI's File on the Fugs: The "Most Vulgar Thing the Human Mind Could Possibly Conceive"

Buried in a bureau file on the Doors is correspondence about how dirty the Fugs were.
Jason Leopold
11.7.17
The 2017 Music Issue

Inside the FBI's File on The Fugs: The "Most Vulgar Thing the Human Mind Could Possibly Conceive"

Buried in a bureau file on the Doors is correspondence about how dirty the Fugs were.
Jason Leopold
11.7.17
The September Stories Issue

Here's What J. Edgar Hoover Called 'Fake News'

Government officials have long watched journalists who pissed them off.
Jason Leopold
9.7.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

She Was Known for Her Decades Long Protest, But FBI Files Tell Another Story

How grief and mental illness fueled a White House vigil.
Jason Leopold
6.13.17
The Restless Youth Issue

Inside the Animal Rights Organization the FBI Considers a Terrorist Group

FOIA docs reveal that the FBI has been keeping an eye on the Animal Liberation Front for decades.
Jason Leopold
5.9.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

New Details on the Infamous DC Madam Scandal Emerge

Revisiting one of the biggest scandals to rock Washington, DC.
Jason Leopold
4.5.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

New Details on the Plane Hijacking You Always Thought Was an Urban Legend

According to legend, D.B. Cooper jumped out of a plane somewhere in the Pacific Northwest with $200,000 in ransom money strapped to his body and then disappeared.
Jason Leopold
3.10.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

If Your Bitcoins Are Stolen in a Major Hack, Will the FBI Help?

Did the FBI overlook a Bitcoin hack for lack of understanding, or because it views users as criminals?
Jason Leopold
2.9.17
guantanamo bay

Obama sends four Guantanamo detainees to Saudi Arabia as clock winds down

Jason Leopold
1.5.17
FOIA

VICE News sues FBI for info on Trump, the Clintons, and Breitbart News

Jason Leopold
12.13.16
Donald Trump

FBI may have been investigating Trump when Comey announced new Clinton emails

Jason Leopold
11.30.16
Ohio State attack

What we know about the Ohio State attacker

Tess Owen
Jason Leopold
11.29.16
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