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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago is taken from the Broward County main jail as he is transported to the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, he walked into an FBI office in Alaska telling authorities the government was controlling his mind and that he was having terroristic thoughts. Authorities say such walk-ins are a daily occurrence around the country. Assessing whether the people are reporting a credible threat or whether they need medical help is extremely difficult and drains already-stretched law enforcement resources. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)Alleged airport gunman Esteban Santiago tells investigators he was under government mind control before claiming to be inspired by ISIS.


2017-01-17 13:34:28 -0700

The latest poll by CNN/ORC, found that 60 percent of Americans approve of Barack Obama's performance in office, his best score since June 2009The outgoing president's numbers are nearly as high as they were when he took office in January 2009.


2017-01-18 06:50:21 -0700

The most endangered Cabinet pick on Trump’s economic teamSteve Mnuchin's role as a bank owner who foreclosed on thousands of customers’ homes despite a federal bailout will face intense scrutiny.


2017-01-18 06:16:48 -0700