GOP Congressman Reprimanded For Sex With Patients Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
Reaction Mixed Over Obama Choice For US Attorney A former federal prosecutor says he's surprised that the Obama administration chose attorney Zachary Fardon to head the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago.
House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil PipelineHouse Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.
Tesla Uses Stock, Note Sale To Repay Government Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.
Walker To Court Iowans, Stoke 2016 Talk Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years. But the Republican's courting of out-of-state donors and conservatives, his plans to visit Iowa this week and his refusal to say whether he would serve out another full term if elected suggest he might be seeking a much bigger prize — the presidency.
Police Release Photos From Giffords ShootingAuthorities on Tuesday released nearly 600 photos that investigators took in the aftermath of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others.
WikiLeaks Prosecutor Agrees To One Lesser Charge For ManningProsecutors say they have agreed to charge the Army private who released more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to the WikiLeaks site with a lesser offense on one of the 22 counts against him.
Former IRS Commissioner Heads To Hill Amid Scandal The former head of the Internal Revenue Service heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.
US Rep. Cramer Criticized For Linking Legalized Abortion To School ShootingsU.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer is defending comments he made this month linking legalized abortion with school shootings.
Education Dept. Gives 3 More States Waivers On No Child Left BehindThree more states have received permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
FDA Has Safety Concerns On Merck Insomnia Drug Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking.
Data: Multiple Concussions Linked To Military SuicidesThe notion that concussions among U.S. military members serving in Afghanistan and Iraq brings about a greater risk for suicide is as strong as ever.
Study: Late Boomers, Gen-Xers Less Prepared For RetirementLate boomers and Generation=Xers might want to reconsider their retirement plans.
GOP Raps Dems For IRS Union Cash Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.
Obama Consoles Student After Failing To Answer Math Problem: 'Subtraction Is Tougher Than Addition'President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country's slowly improving jobs picture.