The same IRS office that targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status released pending applications from nine such groups to the liberal news source ProPublica late last year, according to a story on the publication's website.
News that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press has triggered a storm of protest.
The Philadelphia doctor whose late-term abortions were carried out in an alleged "house of horrors" was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder Monday.
The retired diplomat who led the State Department investigation into last year's attack on the U.S diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, defended on TV interview programs Sunday the decision not to question former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The top cleric in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston has announced he will not attend graduation ceremonies next week at Jesuit-run Boston College, where the commencement speaker will be Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny. The prime minister is supporting legislation in Ireland to legalize abortion in cases where the pregnancy is determined to be a threat to a woman's life, including cases where the woman is threatening suicide.
A pair of Colorado gun rights groups have taken aim at four of their state's Democratic legislators in a recall effort, following passage of what have been described as some of the toughest gun control measures in the country.
A federal judge Friday turned down a request by government lawyers to suspend his decision that the "morning after" contraceptive pill be available for the over-the counter purchase by girls of any age.
Kentucky Senator and potential Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul continued his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the attack in Benghazi in a speech Friday night in Iowa.
The Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday voted down an amendment to require certification of border security before a bill to grant legal status and a "path to citizenship" to the estimated 11-12 million people here illegally could take effect.
References to al-Qaeda and to CIA warnings of terrorist threats in Benghazi in the months before the attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility there were deleted from the now famous "talking points."