U.S. drones killed four Americans in
airstrikes in Yemen and Pakistan, according to a letter U.S. Attorney General Holder sent to Congress on Wednesday.
Lois Lerner, who oversees tax exempt organizations for the IRS, refused on Wednesday to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
The Obama administration said Wednesday U.S. drones killed four Americans in airstrikes in Yemen and Pakistan.
Criminal prosecutions for illegally
entering the U.S. have skyrocketed, according to a report
Wednesday by nongovernmental organization Human Rights Watch.
Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, has maintained
her position as the most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes magazine's ranking
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday night to send federal immigration
reform legislation to the Senate floor.
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, forced to resign from Congress because of
Twitter, entered the New York mayor's race Wednesday via YouTube,
CBOE Holdings said former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman has
withdrawn his bid for election to the board as he prepares to testify before Congress about whether the IRS
looked too closely at conservative political groups.
President Obama pledged to
stand by the victims of a massive tornado that left a broad swathe of
destruction in Oklahoma and killed at least 24.
The wrongful death lawsuits lodged against the state for Virginia Tech's
handling of the shootings in 2007 go to the Virginia Supreme Court on
Tuesday in what is the first step toward a full court review.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has told a group of GOP donors in New Hampshire that an independent group must look into the IRS targeting of right-wing political
action committees who claimed tax-exempt status despite engaging in political activity.
The former top federal prosecutor in Arizona leaked an internal report that suggested the lead whistle-blower in the Fast and Furious case once favored
allowing illegal gun sales as a way to track weapons to drug cartels in Mexico,
the Justice Department said.
Perhaps nobody at the Nevada Legislature this year has been more insistent than
Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis that the state must immediately put more money
into Nevada's education system.
It took the IRS scandal to finally bring warring House leaders together in a
rare display of bipartisanship.
The IRS scrutinized small Tea Party groups seeking tax exempt status, yet failed
to pursue big-budget political organizations on the left and right that exerted
much greater influence in the 2012 elections.