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Cesar Sayoc, 56, Is the Man Detained in Florida in Mail-Bomb Case

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities took a man into custody Friday in Florida in connection with the mail-bomb scare that earlier widened to 12 suspicious packages, the FBI and Justice Department said. The man was identified by law enforcement officials as Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida. He was arrested at...

Fresh Off Water Wins, Denham Confident in Re-Election Victory

Jeff Denham is confident he will be back in Washington come January. The Republican congressman is in a tight race against Democratic challenger Josh Harder in the 10th District, centered on Modesto. How tight? National election guesser like Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball and The Cook Political Report call it a toss-up....

Mail-Bomb Scare Widens as Packages to Biden, De Niro Seized

WASHINGTON — The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized three more suspicious packages — two addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden and one to actor Robert De Niro — as part of a sprawling investigation into a plot that appears to be aimed at targets of...