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DEA administrator Michele Leonhart testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in a hearing on sexual harassment and misconduct allegations at the DEA and FBI in Washington on April 14, 2015.

DEA Chief to Retire Over Scandal

The agency's embattled head said Tuesday she plans to retire amid rising pressure over questions of how she handled misconduct allegations against agents

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Saudis Start New Yemen Fight

The Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen says the so-called "Decisive Storm" campaign is over, but that allies will launch a new phase

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Congressman Proposes Putting a Woman on the $20 Bill

Illinois Representative Luis Gutiérrez introduced a bill Tuesday that would direct the Treasury Secretary to convene a special commission that would ask the American public for their suggestions and then make recommendations on who would replace Andrew Jackson

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Same-Sex Military Couples Speak of Obstacles

Stories of frequent moves and fragile parental rights are behind a legal brief that former military officials filed to the Supreme Court before hotly anticipated oral arguments next week about whether states can ban same-sex marriage

David Koch attends 2015 Youth America Grand Prix Gala at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center on April 16, 2015 in New York City.

David Koch Explains Why He Likes Scott Walker

Billionaire industrialist David Koch praised the Wisconsin governor for his extensive union reforms and his "goodhearted" character Tuesday night, reinforcing the notion that the Walker might enjoy the support of the noted conservative donor for his potential 2016 bid

Town Rallies Behind Blue Bell After Ice Cream Recall

The closure of Blue Bell's Broken Arrow, Okla., factory after a listeria outbreak raised concerns about the future of the company's workers and the impact on the local community. The company contributed to local civic organizations

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers remarks during the Good Jobs Green Jobs National Conference at the Washington Hilton on April 13, 2015 in Washington.

Obama Says Elizabeth Warren Is ‘Wrong’ on Trade

The President says Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and her supporters are wrong to think the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, a sweeping 12-nation accord that would become the largest free trade pact in U.S. history, will be bad for the economy

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John Green Says Paper Towns Is Funnier Than Trailer Suggests

The trailer for the film set to release July 24 surprised some fans with a somber tone as the book is a funnier read than The Fault in Our Stars, but Green, speaking at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday, explained the first promo was a false alarm

Robert Bates, left, leaves his arraignment with his daughter, Leslie McCreary, right, in Tulsa, Okla. on April 21, 2015. Bates, a 73-year-old Tulsa County reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers, pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.

Volunteer Officer Facing Charge in Killing to Take Vacation

Robert Bates pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree manslaughter charge and told the judge he plans to go on vacation. The 73-year-old said he confused his handgun for a stun gun when he shot Eric Harris after the suspect ran during a sting investigation