Portman Skeptical Of Obama In IRS Targeting Ohio's Republican U.S. senator on Thursday questioned the suggestion by President Barack Obama that he didn't know until recently that the IRS had been targeting conservative groups.
Obama Vows Sustained Effort On Military Sex Abuse President Barack Obama pledged Thursday to "leave no stone unturned" in the effort to put an end to sexual assault in the military, which he said undermined the armed services. He said the nation's military leaders are "ashamed" about their failure to stop it.
Interior Issues New Fracking Rule On Public Land The Obama administration said Thursday it will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Senate Confirms Physicist Moniz As Energy Chief Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation's new energy secretary.
GOP, Dems Challenge Holder Over Subpoenas To AP Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service's telephone records.
Sexual Abuse Cases Put Pentagon Under Fire One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office.
AP: Health Reforms Penalize Some Indians Who Aren't 'Indian Enough'When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California's wine country that covers all her medical needs.
89 Charged In Medicare Fraud Busts In 8 Cities Nearly 100 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in separate Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded program for roughly $223 million in bogus charges in a massive bust spanning eight cities, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Navy Launches First Drone From Aircraft Carrier The U.S. Navy says it has successfully launched an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier.
Mortician: Marathon Bombing Suspect's Burial Legal The director of the Massachusetts funeral home where Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body was held says the family of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect had the right to bury the body as they did.
Rove Group Ad Attacks Clinton For Alleged Role In 'Cover-Up' Of Benghazi AttackEven with the 2016 presidential election about three and a half years away, American Crossroads is taking Hillary Clinton to task for her alleged role in the “cover-up” of the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Biden: Don't Listen To Cynics' Claim US In DeclineVice President Joe Biden says today's college graduates are well-positioned to lead America in the 21st century.
Study: Fast-Food Restaurants Still Lack Healthy OptionsWhen it comes to the questionable health value of fast-food restaurants, not a lot has changed in 14 years.
Obama Hails Courage Of Nation's Police Officers President Barack Obama is praising the nation's police officers for courage and for signing up, in his words, "to do some tough stuff."
Study: Traces Of Moon Water Came From EarthU.S. astronauts have recently found that traces of water inside the moon actually came from the Earth.