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IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

June 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 22, 2103 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. Experts say the Internal Revenue Service’s improper treatment of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status stems partly from its having to enforce conflicting laws vaguely describing the activities that such organizations may conduct....

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Penn St. fallout lingers year after Sandusky trial

June 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In these combo image made of Nov. 7, 2011, file photos, former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, and former athletic director Tim Curley, right, enter a district judge’s office for an arraignment in Harrisburg, Pa. The...

Steady rain falls as crews work against Colo. fire

June 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Residents look at a map detailing the progress of the Black Forest wildfire Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Fire crews were putting out hot spots Sunday to prevent flare ups in heavily wooded Black Forest, where hundreds of houses have been...

Glasnost on the Potomac under Obama? Not quite

June 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 31, 2011, file photo House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, seen with the committee’s ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., presides over the committee’s...

Officials: NSA programs broke plots in 20 nations

June 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A sign stands outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md., Thursday, June 6, 2013. The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling...

Firefighters advance containment on Colo. wildfire

June 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A helicopter flies underneath a thunderstorm that dumped rain on a troubled area of the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs, Colo. on Friday, June 14, 2013. Authorities lifted evacuations in a wide swath of terrain outside Colorado Springs on Friday as...

Crews battling Colo. wildfire hold flames in check

June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Karen Hilborn and her son Alex wait to head into the Black Forest fire burn zone with a police escort to gather items from their home Friday, June 14, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colo. The Hilborn’s home was spared but approximately 40 other structures...

Reaction cool to US arms plan for Syrian rebels

June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Deputy National Security advisor Ben Rhodes arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 14, 2013. Rhodes discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria, and previewed the upcoming G8 trip. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP)...

Microsoft brings Office to iPhone, but not tablets

June 14, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This undated screenshot provided by Microsoft shows Microsoft’s Office software package iPhone application, which offers people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations on a phone. The company isn’t...

Explosion reminds La. that plants not always safe

June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Williams CEO Alan Armstrong, left, and Williams Olefins Geismar plant manager Larry Bayer pause before answering questions during a news conference on Friday, June 14, 2013 in Gonzales, La. after an explosion at the plant on Thursday. A second victim of an...