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  • Mississippi man pleads guilty to sending ricin-laced letters

    Mississippi man pleads guilty to sending ricin-laced letters
    A Mississippi man who tried to frame an Elvis Presley impersonator has pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters laced with the toxin ricin to President Obama and other officials, the Justice Department said Friday. James Everett Dutschke, 42,...
  • Mississippi taekwondo teacher charged with a ricin plot -- again

    Mississippi taekwondo teacher charged with a ricin plot -- again
    A taekwondo instructor in Tupelo, Miss., has been indicted -- for the second time -- on suspicion of trying to frame an Elvis impersonator in a case involving a poison-filled letter to a U.S. official. This time James Everett Dutschke, 42, is accused of...
  • Mississippi martial arts instructor gets 25 years in ricin case

    Mississippi martial arts instructor gets 25 years in ricin case
    A man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on Monday for mailing ricin to President Obama and other officials in the latest turn through the legal maze involving a martial arts instructor, an Elvis impersonator and a plea deal that was again on...
  • Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court

    Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court
    Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning...
  • Rubio dines with political adversary Obama

      U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.  Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Powerful poison Ricin found in letter sent to U.S. senator

    Powerful poison Ricin found in letter sent to U.S. senator
    WASHINGTON -- An envelope laced with the lethal poison Ricin and addressed to a U.S. senator was found at a Maryland mail processing facility, officials said Tuesday. The envelope, intended for the office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), was discovered...
  • NAACP false alarm shows region on edge over security

    NAACP false alarm shows region on edge over security
    NAACP employees were going through the mail Thursday at national headquarters in Baltimore when they found a strange-looking envelope. It bore no return address and had a Memphis, Tenn., postmark — just like letters to President Barack Obama and a...
  • Man charged with mailing ricin letter to judge in Washington state

    Man charged with mailing ricin letter to judge in Washington state
    OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a man charged with mailing a letter containing the deadly poison ricin to a U.S. district judge in Spokane, Washington, the FBI said. Investigators have no information to suggest...
  • Rubio has dinner at the White House

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...