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Why new laws could miss America's bigger gun problem

Trent Brewer drove to a parking lot, planning to sell some weed. The transaction never happened.

Obama to pitch immigration reform

President Barack Obama rolls into Las Vegas on Tuesday, ready to double down on immigration reform.

Facebook could pay users in class-action Sponsored Stories settlement

Facebook may have to pay some of its users up to $10 each to settle a class-action lawsuit over its "Sponsored Stories" ads, according to legal notices sent out late last week.

Charges dropped against first suspect in college shooting

All charges have been dropped against the first suspect arrested in connection with last week's shooting at a Texas community college that left three wounded, officials said Monday.

Police charge man over Liberty Bell threat

An Arizona man accused of threatening to blow up Philadelphia's Liberty Bell was charged Sunday, police said.

Lawyers for Catholic hospital argue that a fetus is not a person

Life begins at conception, according to the Catholic Church, but in a wrongful death suit in Colorado, a Catholic health care company has argued just the opposite.

Senators outline bipartisan immigration plan

A bipartisan group of senators plans to announce Monday an agreement on reforming the nation's immigration system, which President Barack Obama has called a priority in his second term in office.

Coast Guard investigating potential oil spill in Mississippi River

Two tank barges loaded with light crude oil struck a bridge in the Mississippi River early Sunday morning.

Two Casey Anthony convictions thrown out

One of the most infamous Americans in recent years took two big steps Friday toward clearing her name, and she's vowed to "keep fighting."

Obama names McDonough as chief of staff

President Barack Obama named one of his closest and most trusted advisers as his chief of staff Friday, the fifth man to hold the job since Obama first took office in 2009.