By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Treasury official says the department told the White House twice that the IRS was preparing to make public its targeting of conservative political groups.
The official said Monday that Treasury told the White House in late April about a
By LUIS ALONSO LUGOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor Sean Penn on Monday urged the U.S. government to pressure Bolivia to free an American businessman detained without charge since 2011 in a case that has drawn accusations he was the victim of corrupt local prosecutors.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Apple Inc. employs a group of affiliate companies located outside the United States to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. income taxes, a Senate investigation has found.
The world's most valuable company is holding overseas some $102
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies in a massive farm bill moving through the Senate this week.
The bill would cost almost $100 billion a year over five years and would set policy for farm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Freedom posthumously on Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space.
Obama says Ride was a role model to young women and showed that achievement has no limits. He says Ride advocated for innovation in science, engineering
WASHINGTON (AP) - Myanmar President Thein Sein says that all perpetrators of inter-communal violence in the country will be brought to justice.
Thein Sein made the comments Monday in a speech at a university in Washington after meeting President Barack Obama.
Myanmar has been roiled by unrest
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Republican National Committee chairman and a leading conservative, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, urged caution Monday for Republican critics calling for President Barack Obama's impeachment, but would not rule out impeachment altogether as
By JULIE PACE and CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
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
By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York Police Department detective told a federal judge that he's seen no evidence that one of his informants brought up the subject of jihad as a way to bait Muslims into making incriminating remarks. But text messages
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Attorney in Arizona violated Justice Department policy by providing Fox News with information apparently aimed at undercutting the credibility of a federal agent who helped reveal the botched arms-trafficking probe called Operation Fast and
By KEN THOMAS and BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - His latest legislative achievements put him in the vanguard of his party's liberal base. He's been a top fundraiser for President Barack Obama. And he's ramping up his travel to help fellow Democrats around the country
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A public memorial for the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3 will be held May 28, 2013 at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center at 1 p.m. Capt.
Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III will be