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Lawmakers set to grill fired IRS boss

Lawmakers set to grill fired IRS boss

Lawmakers are ready to question the ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service as Congress holds its first hearing on the tougher scrutiny the IRS gave tea party and other…

Army sexual harassment boss jailed

Army sexual harassment boss jailed

The manager of the sexual harassment and assault response program at Fort Campbell, Ky., was arrested in a domestic dispute and relieved of his post, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Col.…

IRS boss fired but outcry over abuse will continue

IRS boss fired but outcry over abuse will continue

Don’t look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service‘s improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency’s acting commissioner. Three congressional committees are…

Repubicans not satisfied with release of Benghazi emails

Repubicans not satisfied with release of Benghazi emails

The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy…

Sexual assault in military is a full-blown crisis

Sexual assault in military is a full-blown crisis

Sexual assault in the U.S. military is costing the armed services the confidence of women in uniform that the problem can be solved, the nation’s top military officer warns. “That’s…

GOP governors want criminal probe of IRS actions

GOP governors want criminal probe of IRS actions

Two Republican governors are urging President Barack Obama to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service‘s admission that it targeted conservative political groups. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal…

IRS targeting of tea party under criminal investigation

IRS targeting of tea party under criminal investigation

The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service just as another probe concludes that lax management enabled agents to improperly target tea party groups for…

Anger erupts over another military sexual abuse scandal

Anger erupts over another military sexual abuse scandal

Lawmakers say they’re outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for…

IRS targeting of tea party concealed from Congress

IRS targeting of tea party concealed from Congress

Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter. Miller…

Gay marriage set to become legal in Minnesota

Gay marriage set to become legal in Minnesota

With marriages to be available for Minnesota’s gay couples starting Aug. 1, Duluth residents Gary Anderson and Gary Boelhower are getting ready to do something that seemed impossible when they…