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AP Case Adds To Obama Team's Tough Record On Leaks

His administration has prosecuted six people for giving reporters information about secret national security operations — twice as many cases as all previous presidents combined. Amid criticism from First Amendment advocates, the White House insists it values both press freedoms and national security.
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Honolulu Jury Convicts Man Of 2011 Shooting Rampage

He was convicted of second-degree murder for the shooting spree that left a mother of 10 dead and two others wounded. Prosecutors are expected to seek life without parole.
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Drought Eases In The East, But Still Worrisome Out West

Forecasters are predicting better rainfall for the East and Midwest, but in parts of the West, drought conditions will persist.
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Head Of Sexual-Harassment Program At Fort Campbell Arrested

Lt. Col. Darin Haas was arrested in a domestic dispute and has been relieved of his post. The report comes on the heels of recent allegations of sexual assault in the military.
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Bipartisan House Group Says It's Reached Immigration Deal

The group of eight Republicans and Democrats says that it has overcome obstacles and agreed on a tentative plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system.
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Who Are The Terrorism Informants In Witness Protection?

Known or suspected terrorism suspects who cooperated with federal authorities in at least six major investigations have wound up in the witness protection program.
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Federal Prosecutors Arrest Uzbekistan National On Terrorism Charges

Authorities in Idaho announce the arrest of a 30-year-old man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and a foreign terrorist organization.

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