Use of synthetic "bath salts," compounds sold legally but used as a controlled substance, has been on the rise since 2010. Brian Peterson /Minneapolis Star Tribune hide caption

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Synthetic 'Bath Salts' An Evolving Problem For DEA
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Watergate: All The President's Men, But Women Too
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Corn Dries Up, Even As Farmers Try To Combat Heat
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Nearly 350 homes have been destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Fire Leaves Little For Some Colo. Residents
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Doug Jones, owner of Piedmont Biofarm in Pittsboro, N.C., waters vegetables as temperatures in the South soar, Friday, June 29. Triple-digit temperatures are expected for several days in North Carolina. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Student Loan Deal Pales Against Other Education Cuts
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Branches and power lines littered the nation's capital after bruising storms swept through the Mid-Atlantic region on Friday night. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Juvenile Sentencing Ruling May Affect Michigan Case
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The U.S. Border Patrol uses wild mustangs rounded up from the Rockies as it takes its hunt for smugglers into the most rugged terrain on the Arizona-Mexico border. Joshua Lott/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Wild Mustangs Give Patrol Horsepower On The Border
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