NSA Mistakenly Grabbed Thousands of Messages

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_5637b8edfd.jpgOxford/Getty Images (MCLEAN, Va.) -- President Obama's intelligence advisers mounted a new public relations blitz on Wednesday aimed at pushing back at the perception that the National Security Agency has sucked up Americans' private emails unrelated to terrorism. The moves came as Congress and the White House are each considering ways to ensure electronic intelligence collection doesn't overreach.

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Police: Suspected School Shooter Had 500 Rounds of Ammo

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_1f2359e54e.jpgDeKalb County Police (DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.) -- The suspected gunman who terrorized an Atlanta-area elementary school, was armed with an assault rifle and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Michael Hill, 20, the lone suspect, allegedly entered Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., Tuesday carrying an AK-47 assault rifle and several magazines, said Chief Cedric Alexander of the DeKalb County, Ga., Police.

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Drugs May Have Played Role in Death of Famed Journalist

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_ca172c1731.jpgPaul Morigi/Getty Images for The Guardian (LOS ANGELES) -- Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a single-car crash last June in Los Angeles, had traces of amphetamines and marijuana in his system at the time of the accident, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday. However, investigators could not say for certain if his drug use was a factor in the fatal crash. 

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Exclusive: School Clerk Says She Convinced Gunman to Surrender

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_1ab8cd16a6.jpgGetty Images (DECATUR, Ga.) -- As a gunman terrorized an Atlanta-area elementary school Tuesday, a school clerk said she was the one who convinced him to empty his pockets and backpack of ammunition and to get down on the floor so police could apprehend him. In an exclusive interview on World News with Diane Sawyer, Antoinette Tuff described how she watched the 20-year-old suspect load up with ammunition in front of her and several other employees who were being held hostage.

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Man Shot Wife Multiple Times Before Posting Picture to Facebook

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_6d36d6a523.jpgJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- The Miami man who was arrested earlier this month in the shooting death of his wife told police he shot her "six to eight times" before posting a photograph of her body and a confession to his Facebook page, according to a newly released search warrant obtained by the Miami Herald. Two cellphones, three computers and an iPad were seized from the town house where Derek Medina allegedly killed his wife during an Aug. 8 domestic dispute, according to the warrant.

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