President Barack Obama on Thursday defended America's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary linchpin in an evolving U.S.
The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and
The former head of the Internal Revenue Service said he first learned in the spring of 2012 — in the heat of the presidential campaign — that agents had
President Barack Obama is trying to turn the tables on Republicans who have criticized his administration's response to last year's deadly attack in Benghazi,
The ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service apologized to Congress on Friday for his agency's tougher treatment of tea party and other conservative groups
The leaders of a House panel told Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday that they had serious concerns about the Justice Department's gathering of phone
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse suggested the scandal over IRS audits of conservative groups reflects a broken campaign-finance system.
A University of Texas law student has made history and headlines recently by successfully firing the world’s first 3-D printed gun, but some lawmakers are
Gen Y has been called lazy, haplessly doomed and politically apathetic. Why do they feel this way? Short answer: They just don't trust their leaders in
A former Boston Celtics player is crediting Congressman Joe Kennedy III with helping him become the first openly gay active athlete in a major U.S. sport.
Congress easily approved legislation Friday ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily, infuriating travelers and
The FAA has no choice but to cut $637 million as its share of $85 billion in automatic, government-wide spending cuts that must be achieved by the end of the
With flight delays mounting, the Senate approved hurry-up legislation Thursday night to end air traffic controller furloughs blamed for inconveniencing large
New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square.
The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama and others was released from jail Tuesday, FBI agents returned to another
Investigators haven't found any ricin in the house of Mississippi man accused of mailing poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local