07/30/14 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called Republicans "crazies" and more in newly released emails. Lois Lerner used to head the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. In a series of emails with a colleague in...
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 12:30 PM
Vice President Joe Biden wants supporters to write a check to celebrate President Obama's 53rd birthday.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/30/14 11:56 AM
Last year's government shutdown coincided with the strongest economic growth of the economic recovery, data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis Wednesday show.
07/30/14 11:15 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian official: 15 dead, more than 150 wounded in strike on busy Gaza market.
07/30/14 10:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed. It still beat Wall Street expectations, and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year. Its shares fell in morning...
07/30/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month. Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. It was the fourth straight month of job gains...
07/30/14 09:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.
07/30/14 12:30 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza .
07/30/14 12:15 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010. The U.S. attorney in San Francisco...
07/29/14 11:15 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou Yongkang would...
07/29/14 09:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion.
07/29/14 08:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents select US military commando leader McRaven as chancellor.
By Associated Press | 07/29/14 01:23 PM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage was broken and his wife developed a crush on a businessman who lavished her with expensive gifts and attention, an attorney for the first lady said Tuesday during the couple's corruption trial.
07/29/14 12:45 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troops.
07/29/14 12:15 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Diplomatic sources: European Union adopts tough new economic sanctions on Russia.
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