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Alleged misbehavior by the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies gives the GOP something else to talk about and investigate as the economy clearly, if slowly, recovers on President Barack Obama's watch, robbing Republicans of a central argument against Democrats.
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When President Barack Obama decided to attend a memorial service in Arizona for victims of a deadly mass shooting that severely injured then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, he needed a speech.
A small airplane operating as an Angel Flight has crashed in upstate New York, killing two passengers as investigators search for the pilot, who is missing.
Department of Justice lawyers filed court papers Friday again asking a federal appeals court to delay lifting age restrictions and prescription requirements on an emergency contraceptive popularly known as the morning-after pill.
The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts.
A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major route between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the interstate into the river below as the driver watched the structure collapse in his rearview mirror.
Gun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances - including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.
CBS News' White House correspondent Mark Knoller tweeted this morning that President Barack Obama did not return a salute to a Marine before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn: Under gray skies and intermittent drizzle, President Obama boarded Marine One at 9:30 a.m. EDT in an open press event.
A CANADIAN man is facing charges that he stalked Jennifer Lawrence's brother and insisted he put him in touch with the actress so he could protect her.
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust." A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span into a river below as the ... (more)
With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has "no place in the greatest military on earth." The commander in chief congratulated the 1,047 midshipmen graduating at the ... (more)
The ABC News/Washington Post survey's Friday release comes as four federal agencies shut down for the day due to the forced spending cuts, known inside the Beltway as the sequester.
Future military officers will hear President Barack Obama address the mounting outrage over sexual abuse cases in the armed forces during his commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday.
In this July 28, 2004, file photo, Harold Schaitberger, president of the International Association of Firefighters, addresses the delegates to the Democratic National Convention, in Boston.
Attorney General Eric Holder personally signed off on the search warrant that labeled Fox News reporter James Rosen a "possible co-conspirator" and resulted in the seizure of his private emails, according to an NBC News law enforcement source .
On Thursday, May 23, 2013 Sherry Wells stands near the storm shelter where she took cover when a tornado destroyed her home on Monday May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla.
Text of President Barack Obama's speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House: It's an honor to return to the National Defense University.