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Silk Road Vendor Behind Ricin Letter Sent To Obama: Homeland Security

Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

An individual suspected of sending a letter laced with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama earlier this year is, according to the Department of...

College Student Newspaper Has Ricin Scare

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.06.2013 | College

A college newspaper at Iowa State University evacuated their offices Wednesday while authorities inspected what students worried was the lethal poison...

Probe Into Poison-Tainted Letters To Obama, Bloomberg Leads To Texas

AP | JEANNIE NUSS and TOM HAYS | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

NEW BOSTON, Texas -- A law enforcement official says a Texas home has been searched and a resident interviewed as part of the investigation into ricin...

FBI Reveals New Details On Poison-Tainted Letter To Obama

AP | km | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — The FBI is confirming that the lethal poison ricin was on a letter sent to Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington state earlier this m...

Ricin Letters Suspect Evaded Police Before Arrest

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials appears to have attempted to ev...

Ryan J. Reilly

Charges Dismissed Against Elvis Impersonator In Ricin Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials have dismissed charges against Paul Kevin Curtis, a Mississippi-based Elvis impersonator originally charged in connect...

Michael McAuliff

Reid: Another Ricin Letter Found

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A third ricin letter has been discovered by authorities in the nation's capital Tuesday, the same day the initial suspect in the mailing...

FBI: Tests Show Ricin In Letters To Obama, Senator

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI says laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of ricin in letters mailed to a U.S. senator and to President Barack Obama. T...

Ricin Experts Weigh In On Risk Posed By Bioterror Agent

natureheader | Posted 04.18.2013 | Science

By Erika Check Hayden & Meredith Wadman The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said today that it has arrested a suspect in connection with t...

Second Letter To Senate Tested For Ricin, Officials Say

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials say a second suspicious letter that has been received in Washington was actually directed to the White House, ...

Poison-Tainted Mailer To Obama Intercepted

Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Less than a day after police intercepted a letter laced with the poison ricin that was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), reports of two more poison...

Senator Gives Key Update On Poison-Tainted Letter

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senat...

How Ricin Works In The Body

Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A letter intended for Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) was intercepted by authorities after it tested positive for the poison ricin, HuffPost reported on T...

Michael McAuliff

Poison-Tainted Letter Sent To Senator's Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Police intercepted a letter laced with the poison ricin that was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), senators told reporters Tuesday. ...