By JULIE PACEWhite House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama tried to swat down a pair of brewing controversies Monday, denouncing as "outrageous" the targeting of conservative political groups by the federal IRS but angrily denying any administration cover-up after last year
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court said Monday that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto Co.'s patents on soybean seeds resistant to its weed-killer by growing the beans without buying new seeds from the corporation.
The justices unanimously rejected the
LOME, Togo (AP) - Opposition activists in the tiny West African nation of Togo are protesting the death of one of their leaders in state custody.
Authorities say Kodjo Yakanou suffered a heart attack in jail, but his supporters maintain he was denied access to adequate medical care.
By CHET BROKAWAssociated Press
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Former South Dakota U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin said Monday she will not seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson.
Herseth Sandlin, 42, announced her decision on her Facebook page Monday morning and confirmed it
By VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - The center-right party of former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has fallen far short of winning a majority needed to form a government, according to nearly final election results released on Monday, and appears to have no willing partners to
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The scandal shaking up South Korea's main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone with an Internet connection could pull off. And the target was not Seoul's opaque rival to the north, but
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
MILAN (AP) - Milan prosecutors on Monday demanded a prison sentence of six years and a lifetime ban from public office for former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in his sex-for-hire trial.
The request came days after an appeals court upheld a four-year sentence and five-
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House for talks on subjects ranging from Syria's civil war to preparations for a coming summit of the world's leading industrial nations in Northern
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House oversight panel is asking a veteran diplomat and a former chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff for sworn testimony about their investigation into the deaths of four Americans at a diplomatic outpost in
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer alert: If you or someone you know needs costly medications and you're hoping President Barack Obama's health care law will meet the need, you may be in for a surprise.
Where you live could make a huge difference in what