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Timeline of interactions with VA before shootings

01/31/2014 1:53am
Aaron Alexis, who killed 12 people at Washington's Navy Yard, was able to convince Veterans Affairs doctors before the shooting rampage that he had no mental health issues despite serious problems and encounters with police during the same period, an Associated Press review of his confidential medical files has found. A timeline of events leading up to the Sept. 16, 2013, killings:

FDA proposes rules for safe transport of foods

01/31/2014 10:04am
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new rules to keep food safe while it's transported.

FACT CHECK: NSA leaks worst intelligence breach?

01/31/2014 10:12am
The U.S. intelligence chief, James Clapper, said this week that the loss of state secrets as a result of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden was the worst in American history. Clapper backed up his assertion with dire forecasts about emboldened enemies abroad, but some historians and researchers said the U.S. has struggled with even more devastating intelligence breakdowns over the past century.

EU: Iran nuclear talks to be held Feb 18 in Vienna

01/31/2014 11:04am
The European Union's chief foreign policy official says the next round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will be held Feb. 18 in Vienna.

Gunman's doctor before rampage: 'No problem there'

01/31/2014 12:07pm
The gunman who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard convinced Veterans Affairs doctors before the shootings that he had no mental health issues despite disturbing problems and encounters with police during the same period, according to a review by The Associated Press of his confidential medical files.

Syria peace talks adjourn with no sign of progress

01/31/2014 1:43pm
A tumultuous week of peace talks aimed at stemming Syria's bloodbath ended Friday with no progress to show and a lingering standoff over President Bashar Assad's future.

Report: Arizona child welfare needs full overhaul

01/31/2014 5:05pm
An independent team named by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to review the state's troubled child welfare agency on Friday called for a top-to-bottom overhaul of the department to focus it purely on child safety.

Amanda Knox: heading for an extradition fight?

01/31/2014 5:20pm
Roman Polanski. Edward Snowden. Manuel Noriega. Over the years, the famous and the infamous have been caught up in the legal process called extradition, which governs whether one country will turn over fugitives from justice to another country.