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White House: More top aides knew about IRS probe 21 May 2013 | 12:32 am
The White House acknowledged Monday that senior aides to President Barack Obama knew a month ago that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups, expanding on previous administratio...
Egyptians don’t like Morsi’s presidency, but opposition flounders anyway 20 May 2013 | 09:28 pm
As Egypt?s first democratically elected president nears the completion of his first year in office, there is growing resentment among Egyptians about his tenure. The dismal economy has grown worse, Cl...
Egypt’s Morsi dispatches army to Sinai after suspected Islamists snatch soldiers 20 May 2013 | 08:35 pm
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi ordered army reinforcements to the restive Sinai on Monday amid rising tensions there over the kidnapping of seven soldiers by suspected Islamist militants. Click to ...
Twisters batter Oklahoma, destroying homes, injuring 21 20 May 2013 | 09:15 am
A series of tornadoes raked a broad swath of the Midwest on Sunday, destroying homes and a trailer park in Oklahoma and injuring at least 21 people, officials said. Click to Continue »
FBI turns away many applicants who fail lie-detector tests 20 May 2013 | 05:00 am
Thousands of job applicants come to FBI offices every year, eager to work for the top law enforcement agency in the U.S. But many of them have their hopes dashed, Click to Continue »
Few convictions for Mexicos special prosecutor for crimes against journalists 17 May 2013 | 08:15 am
Complacent. Ineffective. Bungling. Inept. Click to Continue »
Obama, lawmakers tackle military sexual assault 17 May 2013 | 12:28 am
In a one-two punch from both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday, lawmakers introduced a sweeping revision to military sexual-assault law and the president summoned his uniformed service chiefs. T...
Child mental health disorders rising, cost society $247 billion annually 16 May 2013 | 11:22 pm
Up to one in five American youngsters ? some 7 million to 12 million by one estimate ? experience a mental health disorder each year, according to a new report… Click to Continue »
Pickering, Mullen reject request to testify on Benghazi in private 16 May 2013 | 10:52 pm
The two retired senior U.S. officials who oversaw an internal State Department review of last year’s attacks on U.S. government facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday rejected as “an inappropriate...
In IRS scandal, why is any political group exempt from taxes? 16 May 2013 | 09:59 pm
The Internal Revenue Service is under fire for giving extra scrutiny to conservative organizations that asked for tax-exempt status. But the scandal begs a broader question: Why are political organiza...