Tue, 21 May 2013 02:13:22 -0400
Twenty children are among the dead, and the toll is expected to rise.
Tue, 21 May 2013 01:02:18 -0400
A child is pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.(AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)
Mon, 20 May 2013 23:04:40 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlier.
Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:37 -0400
Conservative radio hosts buck tea party favorite Sen. Marco Rubio.
Tue, 21 May 2013 01:28:35 -0400
Israeli troops shot at a target across the Syrian frontier on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 May 2013 02:38:16 -0400
Commuters facing long delays after a train collision can look forward to easier traveling.
Tue, 21 May 2013 03:00:39 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee hopes to nail down an elusive compromise on high-tech visas and may punt a controversy over gay marriage to the full Senate as it makes final drafting decisions on immigration legislation that grants a shot at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
Tue, 21 May 2013 02:06:34 -0400
The country's top court throws another curve into the genocide case of Efrain Rios Montt.
Tue, 21 May 2013 01:03:25 -0400
By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate panel will try on Tuesday to pry more details out of current and former officials of the Internal Revenue Service about the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they sought tax-exempt status. Lawmakers are also expected to demand answers about why officials did not earlier share with lawmakers evidence that IRS workers in Cincinnati, Ohio, had inappropriately focused on search criteria that included "Tea Party" and "patriots. ...
Tue, 21 May 2013 00:04:52 -0400
One of Alaska's most active volcanoes has been belching ash since last week.
Tue, 21 May 2013 03:14:23 -0400
Utah police say Powell's brother-in-law was "heavily involved" in getting rid of her body.
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:35:27 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will travel to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania in late June and early July to reinforce U.S. ties with countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the White House said on Monday. "The trip will underscore the president's commitment to broadening and deepening cooperation between the United States and the people of sub-Saharan Africa to advance regional and global peace and prosperity," the White House said in a statement. Obama will meet with leaders from government, business and civil society, the White House said. ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 22:29:00 -0400
Cardinal Sean O'Malley skipped Boston College's commencement to protest its decision.
Tue, 21 May 2013 00:33:59 -0400
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese boat and 16 fishermen seized for ransom by armed North Koreans two weeks ago were released Tuesday, easing the latest irritant in relations between the neighboring allies.
Mon, 20 May 2013 19:47:37 -0400
The founding member of 1960s rock group died after a battle with bile duct cancer.
Mon, 20 May 2013 11:58:44 -0400
After battery problems grounded the jet, United will begin flying the Boeing aircraft.
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Mon, 20 May 2013 11:19:54 -0400
The plan gives legal status to millions without necessary interviews, says the USCIS leader.