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Justice official leaked memo on 'Fast & Furious'

A justice department official leaked an internal memo written by an ATF agent who had criticized the DOJ's "Fast and Furious" gun trafficking program.

Hero cop, who sat next to the first lady, charged with rape

A former "top cop," who had the honor of sitting next to first lady Michelle Obama during a televised presidential speech four years ago, is facing rape allegations.

ADJOURNED: Court abruptly called off in Jodi Arias trial

Court was abruptly canceled in the Jodi Arias trial Monday. Judge Sherry Stephens adjourned Monday's proceedings without giving a reason and simply told the jurors court was unable to proceed.

Hofstra marks student's death with graduation moment of silence

Sunday's graduation ceremony at Hofstra University was a bittersweet affair marked by a moment of silence for a 21-year-old student killed by a police officer two days ago.

Spurs 105, Grizzlies 83: Fiesta de triples

Not in 193 games, dating back to March of 2011, had the Grizzlies given up 14 3-pointers.

Rand Paul donates $10,000 to New Hampshire GOP

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has donated $10,000 to the New Hampshire Republican Party, stoking further speculation he is eyeing a run for president.

More bad weather expected after tornadoes wallop several states

A rash of tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma and the Midwest on Sunday and Monday, destroying homes and tossing trees around like toothpicks.

Virginia GOP nominee compared Planned Parenthood to KKK

An outspoken and provocative conservative who emerged from Saturday's Republican Party of Virginia Convention as the party's nominee for lieutenant governor once compared Planned Parenthood to the Ku Klux Klan and blasted African-Americ

2 FBI agents die in hostage rescue training exercise

Two FBI special agents were killed Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia, the bureau said in a statement released Sunday.

Despite 'shortage of common sense' in D.C., Obama expresses optimism

Obama kicked off his fundraising tour for Senate Democrats on Sunday with a speaking gig in Atlanta, his first of six events for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee this year.