April 27th, 2013
02:06 PM ET
2 years ago

Authorities: Mississippi man charged with possession, use of ricin as a weapon

Tupelo, Mississippi (CNN) – A Tupelo, Mississippi, man has been charged with possession and use of a biological agent as a weapon in connection an investigation into ricin-tainted letter sent to President Barack Obama and others, federal authorities said Saturday.

The federal charges against James Everett Dutschke come two days after prosecutors dropped charges against Paul Kevin Curtis in the same case amid Curtis' claims he was framed.

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Filed under: 2013
Planned Parenthood seeks injunction in Texas funding law
January 11th, 2013
09:36 AM ET
2 years ago

Planned Parenthood seeks injunction in Texas funding law

(CNN) - Planned Parenthood in Texas heads to federal court Friday, looking for a temporary injunction that would allow it to take part in the state's revamped Women's Health Program.

Late last month, a Texas judge denied the group's request for a temporary restraining order that would have extended the organization's ability to participate.

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Filed under: Abortion • Planned Parenthood • Texas
November 6th, 2012
01:25 AM ET
2 years ago

Battleground Blog: The first votes are counted

EDITOR'S NOTE: CNN has sent dozens of reporters, producers, contributors and correspondents to the key battleground states to cover the final days of the 2012 election. The following dispatch is from CNN's Vivian Kuo in New Hampshire.

(CNN) - We’re driving towards Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, seated way up in the northernmost part of the state, sandwiched by Maine, Vermont and Canada.

This tiny hamlet is buzzing – and for good reason: both Dixville Notch and its southern neighbor, Hart’s Location, have the distinction of casting the first ballots in the country on Election Day.

Watch CNN's comprehensive coverage of Election Day starting at 6 p.m. ET Tuesday on CNN TV and follow online at CNN.com or via CNN's apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. For up-to-the-minute results, go to cnn.com/results and for our real-time Election Day live blog, check out cnn.com/conversation. Need other reasons to watch Election Day coverage on CNN's platforms? Click here for our list.
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Filed under: Battleground Blog
October 19th, 2010
08:27 AM ET
4 years ago

LSU student body president takes Gov. Jindal to task for travels

(CNN) - A letter written by a Louisiana State University student leader and published Monday in a New Hampshire newspaper is taking Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to task for his out-of-state travels.
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Filed under: Bobby Jindal