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Investor Carl Icahn Reportedly At Center Of Insider Trading Probe

The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.
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Is The Deck Stacked Against Black Boys In America?

A new White House report exploring the intersection of race, poverty and justice suggests the answer is still a resounding yes.
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Shinseki Couldn't Outflank Election-Year Politics

By President Obama's own admission, politics had a lot to do with why he decided to accept VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation.
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Cleveland Patrolman, Five Others Charged In Deadly 2012 Car Chase

Prosecutors say Patrolman Michael Brelo fired more shots than any of the officers who together pumped 137 rounds into the vehicle, killing two unarmed suspects.
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In Mississippi, A Senate Race Derailed By A Blogger's Photos

Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel is struggling to stay on message after his supporters allegedly exploited longtime GOP Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife.
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In Nod To History, A Crumbling Philly Row House Gets A Funeral

3711 Melon St. in Philadelphia is an old house, but not a beautiful or particularly unique one. And that's exactly why historians and artists want to mark its demolition with a community celebration.
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Retired Army Gen. On Shinseki: 'I Don't Look Up To Any Man More'

For more on Gen. Eric Shinseki's decision to step down, Robert Siegel turns to Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the former Vice-Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army.
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Border Agency Revises And Makes Public Its Use Of Force Policy

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske has released documents regarding the use of force along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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House Vote Aims To Derail DOJ Processing Of Clemency Petitions

Attorney General Eric Holder reportedly said language inserted by lawmakers to prevent the hire of additional Justice Department attorneys is "absurd."
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GOP House Votes To Leave States Alone On Medical Marijuana

Nearly 50 Republicans signed on to a measure forbidding Department of Justice from interfering with medicinal marijuana laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia.

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