Mueller: Some US Citizens Fighting in Syria, Could Pose Future Threat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_6ddfe966ad.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Robert Mueller had only been at the helm of the FBI for a week when terrorists successfully launched the biggest attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor.  Now, after 12 years of evolving threats against the United States, Mueller is preparing to say goodbye to the agency he has led for so long.

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Pro-Manning Hecklers Interrupt Obama in Syracuse

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_6221bd705f.jpgJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- While making the pitch on his new college affordability plan for the second time, President Obama was interrupted by pro-Bradley Manning hecklers at Henninger High School in Syracuse, N.Y., Thursday evening. Two women holding a giant “Free Bradley Manning” sign yelled at the president in the middle of his speech.

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Obama Stops in Seneca Falls, Presents Copy of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_bb49591616.jpgAndrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images (SENECA FALLS, N.Y.) -- Ahead of Women’s Equality Day on Monday, President Obama made an unannounced stop on his bus tour in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Thursday at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center. Obama presented the center with a copy of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, the first bill he signed as president, and gave them a copy of the remarks he made during the signing ceremony.

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Texas Lt. Gov. Calls Police After Relative's Arrest

GETTY_82213_David Dewhurst.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1377171491872Erich Schlegel/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst called a police station to seek the release of a relative jailed on a shoplifting charge, outraging his rivals who have accused him of abusing his power. Dewhurst, a Republican who has been in office since 2003, called the Allen Police Department on Aug. 3 to seek the release of a relative whom he describes as a "sister-in-law" and a "step-niece-in-law" in different parts of the call. 

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Obama to Focus on College Costs During Bus Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_abd4228046.jpgBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama launches a two-day education bus tour on Thursday, focused on access to and the rising cost of college. But before they can even get to college, American students are struggling just to get the skills they need to get in.  And an effort to raise the bar and standardize what children learn in grade school is hitting significant headwinds.

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