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  • One too many: My wake-up call

    One too many: My wake-up call
    I woke up with my cheek pressed to my cold bathroom floor, partially cradling the even colder toilet. It was Jan. 1, 2010 and New Year's Eve had gotten just a little too out of control. Who hasn't been there, amirite? I was 26, familiar with the...
  • No immediate ruling on blocking Obama immigration orders

    No immediate ruling on blocking Obama immigration orders
    A federal judge in South Texas on Thursday pushed an attorney representing the federal government to explain the legal authority behind President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, which a coalition of 25 states has sued to try to stop. U....
  • After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'

    After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'
    Dianne Feinstein's career in the U.S. Senate is far from over — her current term runs through 2018 — but it is clear that one of the California Democrat's most important legacies will be her role in exposing the stomach-turning abuses...
  • Texas urges U.S. judge to delay Obama immigration shift

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas Federal immigration officials will be breaking the law if they carry out President Barack Obama's executive order to let at least 4 million undocumented immigrants stay in the country, attorneys for Texas argued as they urged a U.S....
  • Murder charges pursued in Albuquerque police shooting of homeless man

    A New Mexico prosecutor on Monday said she was pursuing murder charges against two Albuquerque police officers involved in the shooting death of a homeless camper last year, a process she vowed would be more transparent than the grand juries that were...
  • 'Blackhat' panders to China and punctures Michael Mann's movie making reputation

    As focused as the blurred, often random moments of unsteady steadicam shots and as coherent as co-star Wei Tang's indecipherable Chinese accent, Michael Mann's "Blackhat" is a classic January fire sale thriller. Mann's worst film since he transitioned...
  • Teamsters Union says it has reached a deal with the Justice Department to end US oversight

    The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union. Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New...
  • FBI forms new squads to address international corruption that affects the United States

    The FBI is stepping up efforts against international corruption, creating new squads to search for cases of bribery that are rooted overseas but reach to the United States, law enforcement officials said. The three squads, based in the FBI's largest...
  • Obama's move to cut methane emissions may hinge on the economy

    As President Obama tries to build an enduring legacy on climate change, he is finding that the biggest obstacle in his path may not be his many critics in Congress or lawsuits from oil companies but the precarious state of the economy. That much was...
  • Police say another Albuquerque officer involved in shooting; 3rd in 2015

    Just a day after a district attorney announced murder charges against two Albuquerque police officers, authorities said another city police officer shot and killed a man Tuesday night. Police said the latest shooting happened just before 5 p.m. after...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder tightens limits on U.S. subpoenas of journalists

    Atty. Gen. Holder tightens limits on U.S. subpoenas of journalists
    The Justice Department on Wednesday announced a tightening of its rules for when federal prosecutors can subpoena journalists or their records. The revisions reflect a pronounced shift by Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. away from an aggressive policy...