Although Boston's police chief says his department didn't know the FBI had investigated Tamerlan Tsarnaev's possible ties to extremists, the bureau says that information was entered into a database that local authorities could access.
Police in Pinellas County, Fla., pulled over Bryan Zuniga at a traffic stop, but he ran away. His already bad day got worse because as he fled, he was attacked by an alligator. Police later arrested him at the hospital, where he was being treated for his wounds.
Congressional hearings are beginning to shine a light on the drone program that for the past 12 years has been cloaked in secrecy. NPR's Kelly McEvers talked to a former Air Force pilot who operated drones for several years.
A Senate panel began working through hundreds of amendments to the bipartisan immigration bill Thursday. Most were filed by Republicans hoping to slow down, weaken or kill the legislation. And of the most contentious, which would allow same-sex spouses of Americans to apply for green cards, will likely not come up until next week at the earliest.
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