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Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Woman Faces Ricin Letters Sentencing

A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television faces sentencing for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and now-former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

07/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20:  Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits John Gambling's final special on WOR 710 AM at WOR Studios on December 20, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Former NYC Mayor Plans Gun Control Network With Eyes On Texas

Michael Bloomberg announced the formation of $50 million group to closely at 15 states, including Texas, where gun control initiatives have advanced.

CBS 11–04/16/2014

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Ricin Suspect Due In Court

Shannon Guess Richardson, the East Texas woman accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Obama and others, is due in federal court on Wednesday in Texarkana.

09/11/2013

Photo of an FBI agent. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Ricin Letter Suspect Due In Court

A federal judge is to decide if a Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is competent to stand trial.

08/28/2013

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NFL Greats Appear In PSA Favoring Gun Law Reforms

NFL greats Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk are appearing in a public service announcement in favor of gun law reforms.

02/08/2013

Bottles and cans of Pepsi soda are seen on display in a store. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texans Sweet And Sour On Sweet Drink Ban Idea

There’s new evidence that the nation may be souring on sweets—especially sugary drinks. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 oz. The first-of-its-kind ban in the US would include drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and sports venues. But, convenience and grocery stores would be exempted. The goal is to combat soaring obesity rates.

05/31/2012

Wealthy Are Being Asked To Give Away Money

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are the two richest men in America and are well known for their philanthropic efforts.

08/05/2010