Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters, and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she made disparaging comments about him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb" comments about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.

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The unassuming hero of Jonas Karlsson's clever, Kafkaesque parable is the opposite of a malcontent. Despite scant education, a limited social life, and no prospects for success as it is usually defined, he's that rarity, a most happy fella with an amazing ability to content himself with very little. But one day, returning to his barebones flat from his dead-end, part-time job at a video store, he finds an astronomical bill from an entity called W.R.D. He assumes it's a scam. Actually, it is more sinister-- and it forces him to take a good hard look at his life and values.

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Donald Trump picked a military town — Virginia Beach, Va. — to give a speech Monday on how he would go about overhauling the Department of Veterans Affairs if elected.

He blamed the Obama administration for a string of scandals at the VA during the past two years, and claimed that his rival, Hillary Clinton, has downplayed the problems and won't fix them.

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'Texts From Hillary' Gets Secretary Clinton's Endorsement

Apr 11, 2012
Originally published on April 11, 2012 4:50 pm

Update at 4:45 p.m. ET. And With That, The Fun Is Over; Texts From Hillary Decides To Call It A Day:

Saying that "as far as memes go — it has gone as far as it can go," the Texts from Hillary guys have decided to stop adding to the blog.

As they say, "TTYL."

But we still suggest checking out our original post:

Seen Texts from Hillary yet?

The Secretary of State has, and she apparently likes it.

As Politico says, the suddenly popular Tumblr blog "has just added one VIP to its fan base. ... Clinton herself."

She met the blog's creators — Adam Smith and Stacy Lambe — on Tuesday and gave them her thumb's up. Clinton, almost surely with help from her staff, even contributed to the blog.

We can't do the blog justice by just describing it. You really have to check it out to figure it out. But, basically, it's a series of visual jokes that pair a photo of a sunglasses-wearing Clinton — looking down at the mobile device in her hand — with photos of other famous folks. And as the captions show, they're supposedly trading texts.

An example from Monday:

-- In one photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg "texts" this: "Guess what I just bought!."

-- Clinton's "response": "A shirt with a big boy collar?"

Another one we liked:

-- Condoleezza Rice is seen with President George W. Bush, supposedly telling him that "I sent her a text saying I think [I] left my favorite sunglasses in the desk."

-- Clinton's "text" back to Rice: "Sorry Condi, haven't seen them."

And there's this one:

-- President Obama: "Hey Hil, Whatchu doing?"

-- Clinton: "Running the world."

Some are saying this all has some political relevance. According to The New York Times' Maureen Dowd, Clinton's embrace of Texts from Hillary has "cemented her newly cool image and set off fresh chatter about her future. ... Her savvy public image gambit on Tuesday [meeting with Smith and Lambe] sent a signal she may not be leaving the stage forever."

Or, it could just be a fun meme.

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