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The Justice Department Tuesday announced that it has launched an investigation of the Albuquerque, New Mexico, police department over allegations of excessive force use and use of unreasonable deadly force.
A New York man was indicted Tuesday on six murder counts, after allegedly using a .22-caliber rifle to kill three New York City shopkeepers.
The Long Island Power Authority is telling outraged customers that electric bills with estimated monthly charges will not need to be paid in their entirety immediately, since many of them actually spent days in the dark after Superstorm Sandy.
Under a drug recall issued Friday, millions of people may continue taking a generic form of Lipitor even though it might contain specks of glass.
Tobacco companies have been ordered by a federal judge to publicly admit, through advertisements and package warnings, they deceived American consumers for decades about the dangers of smoking.
The U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff is putting the finishing touches on an initial review of ethics standards for senior officers in order to meet a December 1 deadline for a report to President Obama. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered the review earlier this month after several incidents of improper behavior among senior officers, although officially the Pentagon claimed the timing was coincidental.
POL-Mexico-President-US-Visit (will update)
Mexico and the United States should team up to create jobs, Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said at the White House Tuesday. "We should reconsider greater integration of North America to achieve a region that is more competitive and capable of creating more jobs," he told U.S. President Barack Obama as reporters looked on.
New satellite images show preparations for what is believed to be a coming long range missile launch by North Korea, but a second launch attempt in 2012 would be unprecedented, a top satellite image analyst told Security Clearance.
Syria-Civil-War (will update)
A NATO reconnaissance team planned to survey the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday to prepare for the possible deployment of Patriot anti-aircraft missile batteries.