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Ted Cruz, the freshman senator from Texas and a Tea Party favorite, is said to be laying the groundwork for a presidential run in 2016. But now some are questioning if he can even run in the first place. CNN's Athena Jones reports.
Wolf Blitzer speaks with the Homeland Security spokeswoman for Tensas Parish, Louisiana, after a gunman takes three employees hostage inside a bank in St. Joseph.
With his meteoric rise and potential Senate candidacy, Newark Mayor Cory Booker has many comparing him to Pres. Obama. Jim Acosta reports on the man expected to win today's Democratic primary in New Jersey.
Another U.S. Air Force unit responsible for nuclear-tipped missiles has failed a key security test, the second unit this year. CNN's Barbara Starr investigates.
Wolf Blitzer interviews Terri Chung, whose brother Kenneth Bae has been sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean prison camp. The camp has taken a toll on Bae's health, and he has now been hospitalized in Pyongyang.
If you want to help Kenneth Bae, Terri passed along these four steps:
Attorney General Eric Holder unveils a new plan to end mandatory minimum sentencing for low-level drug crimes, with broad support from the ACLU to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).
CNN's Athena Jones reports on the latest series of political jabs aimed at Pres. Obama, including a Missouri rodeo clown that caused outrage and prompted an apology from the rodeo association.
A federal judge says the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional, but New York leaders say it has reduced crime. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports on the debate surrounding the controversial program.
The manhunt is over, but we are just starting to learn about who James DiMaggio, the alleged kidnapper of Hannah Anderson, is. Our Brian Todd investigates the eerie links between DiMaggio's behavior and acts his father allegedly committed 20 years ago.