• ATF Chief Reassigned in Fast and Furious Scandal

    The White House replaced the head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the U.S. Attorney for Arizona on Tuesday in the latest casualties over a botched gun-running investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
  • United States Customs Border Patrol agents wait to inspect vehicles at the U.S. and Mexico Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona October 8, 2010.

    Border agent killed in gunfight

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent is dead, shot in a gun battle Tuesday night at the U.S.-Mexico border near Rio Rico, Arizona.