Topic: Tracy Schmaler
US officials thought they would catch Mexican criminals in a bold gun-running sting called 'Fast and Furious.' Instead, they inadvertently armed drug cartels as the operation spiraled out of control, a congressional report finds.
Judge Roger Vinson has agreed to stay his January ruling that Obama's health-care reform law is unconstitutional – but only if the administration fast-tracks an appeal, possibly directly to the Supreme Court.
Gay marriage: In Boston, US District Judge Joseph Tauro ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional because it forces Massachusetts to discriminate against its own citizens by denying them some federal benefits.
Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration will sue Arizona over the state's tough new immigration law.