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Tainted letters intercepted

The FBI said Wednesday that "there is no indication" letters possibly tainted with ricin intercepted in Washington are connected to Monday's terror attack at the Boston Marathon.

US Capitol evacuated due to delivery of suspicious package

Parts of the U.S. Capitol are being cleared after authorities announced suspicious packages on the first and third floors of the Hart Senate Office Building and a suspicious envelope in the Russell Senate Office Building at the office of Sen.

Officials intercept tainted letter sent to President Obama

A letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance" has been intercepted at the White House's off-site mail facility, a Secret Service spokesman said Wednesday.

Sen. Cornyn introduces Nat'l Conceal-Carry Reciprocity Legislation

United States Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to S. 649, which would guarantee the rights of gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines and within other states that also have conceal-carry laws.

Mammoth remains discovered in Mexico

The remains of a mammoth have been uncovered south of Mexico City, researchers at Mexico's National Institute for Anthropology and History said. "For the first time in Latin America, magnetic, electric and ground-penetrating radar methods were app

American Airlines grounds flights nationwide due to glitch

American Airlines grounded flights nationwide on Tuesday due to problems over several hours with its computerized reservation system.

Obama says he doesn't believe North Korea has nuclear missile

President Barack Obama has said he doesn't believe North Korea can fit a nuclear warhead on a missile, casting strong doubt on an alarming assessment disclosed last week by the Pentagon's intelligence arm.

Supreme Court tackles Native American adoption dispute

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A custody battle involving the "best interests" of a 3-year-old Cherokee girl was taken up by the U.S.

What we know about the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath

Two days after explosives killed three people and wounded more than 180 during the Boston Marathon, details continue to trickle in as investigators sort through evidence. Authorities will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. ET.