Facebook, Google and Twitter appeared in a Capitol Hill marathon before the Senate and then House Intelligence Committees. At today's hearing before the senate intelligence committee, the public got a clearer view of how Russia operated online to interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas., following Intelligence Committee hearings where Google, Facebook and Twitter answered questions about how Russia used their platforms to influence the 2016 presidential election.
Authorities are investigating the background of Sayfullo Saipov, the man accused of driving a truck through a bike path in New York City. The act of terror in lower Manhattan killed eight and injured 11.