FBI officials arrested the man in Maryland on Friday, according to Kurt Eichenwald's lawyer.
Thompson once wrote for "The Intercept," which later said it had "discovered a pattern of deception" in his work.
Vandals knocked over more than 500 tombstones at Mount Carmel Cemetery, days after a similar incident occurred at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.
The classical crossover singer wants a meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss transgender rights.
Uber and its CEO came under criticism in recent days after opponents said the company was breaking a taxi driver strike in New York City that was protesting Trump's controversial executive order.
The list of signatories includes professors from elite colleges and at least 40 Nobel laureates.
A federal judge has temporarily halted President Donald Trump's executive order regarding refugees and Muslim immigrants.
The "clock" is now at two and a half minutes to midnight, 30 seconds closer than in 2016.
Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, Amherst and Washington University in St. Louis have suspended men's teams or players from competing because of lewd messages that athletes allegedly exchanged.
A California judge granted a motion to dismiss criminal charges against three of Backpage's top officials: Carl Ferrer, Michael Lacey and James Larkin.
Trump said on Twitter that the F-35 program's cost "is out of control" and that "billions of dollars can and will be saved" after his inauguration.