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German intel officials discuss NSA spying with US

11/05/2013 10:01am
U.S. and German officials say their top intelligence officials are meeting in Washington to devise new guidelines on how the allies share intelligence _ including whether they spy on each other.

FBI taps 25-year agency veteran for No. 2 spot

11/05/2013 11:42am
A 25-year veteran of the FBI, Mark F. Giuliano, will become the bureau's new deputy director, overseeing all domestic and international investigative and intelligence activities of the law enforcement agency.

US issues $5 million reward for Mexican drug lord

11/05/2013 12:22pm
The State Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction of freed Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero.

NTSB faults parade plans in fatal train collision

11/05/2013 2:15pm
An oncoming freight train sounded its warning, and track guard gates started to descend. But the crowd was cheering, a marching band was playing, the lights of a police escort were flashing and a truck driver towing a parade float of wounded veterans and their wives in Midland, Texas, advanced heedlessly into the crossing.

Judge suspends ban on Iowa abortion pill system

11/05/2013 4:32pm
An Iowa judge ruled Tuesday that Planned Parenthood could still use video conferencing to distribute abortion-inducing pills while the organization challenges a new ban on the practice in court.

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow gay marriages

11/05/2013 5:46pm
Illinois lawmakers on Tuesday positioned their state to become the largest in the heartland to allow gay marriage, finally pushing the measure through the House after months of arduous lobbying in President Barack Obama's home state.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed re-elected to second term

11/05/2013 7:52pm
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has been elected to a second term, defeating three little-known challengers as he continues to raise his profile overseeing a key city in the South.