A brief FBI statement Wednesday says it and the Justice Department's civil-rights division are investigating "possible civil rights violations in connection with threats." The statement from the agency's Washington headquarters doesn't characterize the threats.
Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV.
The Board of Animal Health says the 2-year-old female white-tailed deer was born on a farm in Crow Wing County in east-central Minnesota, where two deer infected with the fatal brain disease were found last month. Both herds have been quarantined.