President Obama announced late Wednesday that the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Steve Miller, has resigned in the wake of a report that employees at the agency engaged in partisan scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
All branches of the U.S. military have been ordered “to retrain, re-credential and rescreen all sexual assault prevention and response personnel and military recruiters,” the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday morning.
Two astronauts went on a last-minute spacewalk Saturday to replace a pump suspected of being the source of a serious ammonia leak.
With its glittering spire firmly attached, the new World Trade Center became the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere on Friday morning. The building at One World Trade Center now stands at 1,776 feet.
The Alabama Legislature has approved a bill making it legal to brew beer at home, a practice that had been forbidden in the state. If Gov. Robert Bentley signs the bill, as is expected, home brewing will soon be legal in all 50 states.
If you want to see the Fourth of July parade in your little hometown, you should book your flight now. Otherwise, you may have to drive there, or watch a video of the floats via an old friend’s smartphone.
“RIP Margaret… you may have been born a Wiggum, and married a Groening, but you died a Simpson.”
A young woman’s desperate cries alerted neighbors Monday to a frightening tale in Cleveland. Three young women who had gone missing between 2002 and 2004 were found Monday afternoon inside a home where the shades were said to be always drawn.
The Solar Impulse, an airplane traveling across the United States using only solar power, is in Phoenix today, after reaching Arizona from California Saturday.
Firefighters in Southern California are welcoming the latest weather forecast, as lower temperatures and higher humidity could help them control the Camarillo Springs Fire.