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Man, 37, arrested in probe of ricin-laced letters found in Washington state

A 37-year-old man arrested Wednesday in Washington state as part of a probe of ricin-laced letters threatened in one such letter to injure and kill a federal judge, a grand jury indictment alleges.

Boy Scouts to vote on lifting its ban on gay youths

The eyes of the country will be upon Texas on Thursday.

Butcher selling 'pot infused pork'

Marijuana infused pork? It's a real delicacy that a butcher in Seattle is serving up in the city's famed Pike Place Market.

VIDEO: Man spills wife's beer during Cubs game, wife gets revenge

You never know where a home run ball will land. Sometimes you catch them and sometimes they hit you square in the face.

Legal Blood Alcohol limit may be lowered to .05

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced plans "to put the country on a course to eliminate alcohol-impaired driving crashes" by changing the legal drinking limit from .08 to .05.

Photo Shoots: Getting the Right Shot for a Real Estate Listing

For photo shoots, generally, a simple, straightforward approach works best.

Man killed by FBI agent knew Tsarnaevs, official says

A man fatally shot overnight by an FBI agent in Orlando was being investigated for a possible connection to the Boston bombings, a U.S. law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the Boston Marathon case told CNN.

Rescued Cleveland women 'happy and safe,' attorneys say

Three women who were rescued this month after allegedly being held captive in a Cleveland house for close to a decade "are happy and safe," and overwhelmed by the public's support, their attorneys said in a statement released Wedn

White House officials discussed IRS communications plans

White House press secretary Jay Carney acknowledged Tuesday that senior Obama administration officials discussed when and how Lois Lerner, an IRS official, should roll out news that the tax agency had improperly targeted political groups.

Mayor of tornado-ravaged town: New law needed to keep people safe

MOORE, Oklahoma (CNN) -- The mayor of tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, will push for a law requiring storm shelters or safe rooms in new housing projects, he told CNN Wednesday.