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IRS' Lerner refuses to testify before Congress
Tue, 21 May 2013 17:03:26 -0400
She's under scrutiny for targeting conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Accused Fort Hood shooter draws salary while victims struggle
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:35:34 -0400
Major Nidal Hasan has collected $278,000 in salary since the Nov. 5, 2009.
OKC mayor: 'This was the storm of storms'
Tue, 21 May 2013 14:57:01 -0400
The death toll in Oklahoma is expected to climb as rescue efforts continue.
Gay teen faces charges for contact with underage girlfriend
Tue, 21 May 2013 17:40:31 -0400
An 18-year-old Florida cheerleader is facing felony charges that she had sexual contact with her underage, 14-year-old girlfriend.
FBI identifies Benghazi suspects, but no arrests yet
Tue, 21 May 2013 19:07:27 -0400
Authorities say they have enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force.
Court rules bin Laden death photos can stay secret
Tue, 21 May 2013 13:44:50 -0400
The ruling rejected a request by a conservative nonprofit group.
Arias tells jury she can still contribute to society
Tue, 21 May 2013 14:47:57 -0400
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias asked jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison, arguing she "lacked perspective" when she told a local reporter in an interview after she was convicted of murder that she preferred execution to spending the rest of her days in jail.
President appoints commission to improve election procedures
Tue, 21 May 2013 15:45:33 -0400
President Barack Obama on Tuesday filled out his Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which was created to improve election systems in the United States. "As I said in my State of the Union Address, when any American, no matter where they live or what their party, is denied that right [to vote] simply because too [...]
ESPN cutting workforce as it looks to 'smartly' manage costs
Tue, 21 May 2013 15:25:21 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is cutting its workforce, the latest Disney division to reduce staff.
Huge search underway for missing Iowa teen
Tue, 21 May 2013 19:14:20 -0400
Police say a man who is suspected of taking her and another girl was found dead.
'I just felt totally helpless’
Tue, 21 May 2013 16:58:37 -0400
Anthony Connel could only watch as the tornado destroyed his home.
Man pleads guilty in Picasso vandalism case
Tue, 21 May 2013 18:25:45 -0400
He was accused of damaging a painting in a Houston museum, an act caught on cellphone video.
Extreme solar storm threatens Earth's electrical grids
Tue, 21 May 2013 09:34:34 -0400
Experts issue a warning for if an solar flare hits in just the right way.
No drugs, alcohol found in Newtown gunman, source says
Tue, 21 May 2013 13:19:28 -0400
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Toxicology tests on the body of the Newtown school shooter did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medications, an official close to the investigation said Tuesday.
Senate panel approves weapons for Syrian rebels
Tue, 21 May 2013 17:24:34 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel voted on Tuesday to provide weapons to rebels battling the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the first time lawmakers have endorsed the aggressive U.S. military step of arming the opposition in the 2-year-old civil war.
Protesters chant 'IRS has got to go' in Cincinnati
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:23:22 -0400
Tea party members march with signs that read "internal revenge service."
Police defend officer who shot N.Y. college student
Tue, 21 May 2013 15:52:19 -0400
The only person responsible is the gunman, a union president says.
Scouts may vote this week on lifting ban on gay youth
Tue, 21 May 2013 13:12:54 -0400
It would remove the organization's ban on gay scouts but not gay adult leaders.
Shulman: Not 'responsible' for IRS 'lookout' list
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:43:24 -0400
The former IRS commissioner says he was "not personally responsible" for the agency's scrutiny on conservative groups.