Twenty children are among the dead, and the toll is expected to rise.
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.
Conservative radio hosts buck tea party favorite Sen. Marco Rubio.
Israeli troops shot at a target across the Syrian frontier on Tuesday.
Commuters facing long delays after a train collision can look forward to easier traveling.
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.
The country's top court throws another curve into the genocide case of Efrain Rios Montt.
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. ...
One of Alaska's most active volcanoes has been belching ash since last week.
Utah police say Powell's brother-in-law was "heavily involved" in getting rid of her body.
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. ...
Cardinal Sean O'Malley skipped Boston College's commencement to protest its decision.
The founding member of 1960s rock group died after a battle with bile duct cancer.
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