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Data show most firearms recovered at Mexican crime scenes originate in U.S.

Nearly 70% of guns recovered from Mexican criminal activity during the past five years and traced by the U.S.

Tigers outfielder arrested; hate crime investigation under way

Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested in Manhattan early Friday and charged with aggravated harassment after a dispute with another man, New York police said.

Bachmann: Romney will have an 'open ear' to conservatives

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has yet to formally endorse Mitt Romney's presidential bid, but she said Thursday that it's only a matter of time.''

Ron Paul draws thousands at UT speech

Thousands of chanting, cheering supporters flooded the University of Texas campus to show Ron Paul some love Thursday night, undaunted by the prospect that the Texas congressman is a long shot for the GOP presidential nomination.

Law enforcement worries of Bin Laden anniversary retaliation

WASHINGTON — Law enforcement issued an intelligence bulletin late Wednesday saying there is "no credible information" that terror groups will try to mount attacks to coincide with the upcoming one-year anniversary of the U.S.

Law enforcement worries of Bin Laden anniversary retaliation

 Law enforcement issued an intelligence bulletin late Wednesday saying there is "no credible information" that terror groups will try to mount attacks to coincide with the upcoming one-year anniversary of the U.S.

Federal judge issues injunction against drug testing state employees

Florida — A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction against Florida Gov. Rick Scott's order to test most state employees for drug use, according to a ruling filed Thursday.

Plan to fix Postal Service passes Senate

The Senate on Wednesday passed a plan to save the struggling U.S. Postal Service, an effort that could save thousands of jobs and 100 mail processing plants now slated to be closed or consolidated next month.

Obama leads in swing states, but Romney is gaining

President Obama leads in 12 battleground states that will be critical in determining the outcome of the 2012 election, but Mitt Romney has made inroads among independents, according to the latest poll from Purple Strategies.

Polls show President Obama and Romney in dead heat

Is Arizona truly a battleground state?