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PETA to sue USDA for animal welfare records

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is preparing to sue the US Department of Agriculture and the Animal Health Inspection Service to obtain records of Animal Welfare Act enforcement actions, CNN has learned.

Emails show Carson family fingerprints at HUD despite warnings

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday said that he and his family were "under attack by the media questioning our integrity and ethics," after reports shed light on the extensive involvement that his family members -- especially his son, Benjamin Jr. -- played in official business, despite strong warnings from agency lawyers.