Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran, who is seeking his seventh term, is in a heated primary race with a Tea Party-backed challenger. Supporters of his opponent are accused of conspiring to photograph Cochran's bedridden wife. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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In Mississippi, A Senate Race Derailed By A Blogger's Photos

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Marijuana grown for medical purposes is shown inside a greenhouse at a farm in Potter Valley, Calif. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Rep. Andy Harris: Like chewing on mold

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Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Resigns

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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo addresses a crowd during a Democratic Party convention last year. DeLeo unveiled a comprehensive gun bill Tuesday. Aram Boghosian/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Already Tough On Gun Control, Massachusetts Aims To Get Tougher

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The employer mandate requires that businesses with 50 or more employees provide health insurance to their workers. A new study by the Urban Institute says the mandate should be eliminated. Mutlu Kurtbas/iStockphoto hide caption

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Study Questions Need For Employer Health Care Requirement

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Lt. Travis St. Pierre, of the New Orleans Police Department, shows off a body-worn camera during a press conference in January. Brett Duke/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Can Cop-Worn Cameras Restore Faith In New Orleans Police?

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German student Diren Dede was fatally shot after he entered the garage of Markus Kaarma in Montana last month. Dede was on a one-year high school exchange program to the U.S. Oliver Hardt/Getty Images hide caption

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Invoking 'Castle Doctrine,' Mont. Man Pleads Not Guilty In Teen's Death

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In an effort to make the roadways safer, Colorado set a marijuana DUI blood standard for drivers. But it's difficult to actually measure how high a person is. iStockphoto hide caption

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Without A Marijuana Breathalyzer, How To Curb Stoned Driving?

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Hoboken, N.J., residents walk through flood water in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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For N.J. Mayor, The Time To Adapt To Rising Sea Levels Is Now

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