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Senators Want Watchdog To Investigate Federal Prosecutorial Misconduct

Senators Want Watchdog To Investigate Federal Prosecutorial MisconductA new report from the Project on Government Oversight documents 650 ethics infractions including recklessness and misconduct by Justice Department lawyers over the past decade or so.

Missing Jet Was Way Off Course, Malaysian Air Force Gen. Says

Missing Jet Was Way Off Course, Malaysian Air Force Gen. SaysThere's no sign yet of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — the Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard that disappeared early Saturday while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

Russia’s Parliament Approves Putin’s Call For Troops In Ukraine

Russia’s Parliament Approves Putin’s Call For Troops In UkraineRussia's parliament has unanimously approved a request by President Vladimir Putin to authorize the intervention of Moscow's forces in Ukraine until "the normalization of the political situation" there. In response, Ukraine put its own forces on alert and warned that a Russian invasion would spark war between the two countries.

Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Must Recognize Gay Marriages

Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Must Recognize Gay MarriagesU.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn ruled on Thursday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where they are legal.

Mexican Drug Cartel Kingpin Captured In Joint U.S.-Mexico Raid

Mexican Drug Cartel Kingpin Captured In Joint U.S.-Mexico RaidThe head of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican officials in the Pacific coastal town of Mazatlan.

Justice Dept. Asks For Help Finding Prisoners Who Deserve Clemency

Justice Dept. Asks For Help Finding Prisoners Who Deserve ClemencyThe second-in-command at the Justice Department met Tuesday with defense lawyers and interest groups to identify the cases of worthy prisoners who could qualify for clemency.

Soldiers’ ‘Fun’ Photo With Flag-Draped Coffin Sparks Outrage

Soldiers’ ‘Fun’ Photo With Flag-Draped Coffin Sparks OutrageTwo photos posted on Instagram by a member of the Wisconsin National Guard have caused an uproar on social media.

Coming Out Has Complicated Player’s Prospects, NFL Execs Say

Coming Out Has Complicated Player’s Prospects, NFL Execs SayMichael Sam has been a star defensive end at the University of Missouri. He's been an All-American and The Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year.

Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of Cold

Shadow Seen! Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks Of ColdPunxsutawney Phil, the "prognosticator of prognosticators" saw his shadow after being roused from hibernation just long enough to make his annual prediction.

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia Areas

Water Bans Lifted In Several West Virginia AreasA ban on using tap water has been lifted in at least three areas affected by a chemical spill in West Virginia, where some 300,000 water customers received "do not use" advisories Thursday.