“The Internal Revenue Service’s scrutiny of conservative groups went beyond those with ‘tea party’ or ‘patriot’ in their names — as the agency admitted Friday — to also include ones worried about government spending, debt or taxes, and even ones that lobbied to ‘make America a better place to live,’ ” The Wall Street Journal reports.
The three women who were rescued from years of captivity in a house in Cleveland released a statement on this Mother’s Day to let their supporters know that they’re glad to be home. They also asked for privacy and time to reconnect with their families.
Google has released a stunning cache of satellite images that show how the globe has changed in recent decades.
“Miraculous as it may sound,” a survivor was rescued Friday from the rubble of the eight-story building that collapsed 17 days ago near Dhaka, Bangladesh
The search is over for an Australian couple who went overboard Wednesday from the Carnival Spirit cruise ship as it sailed in waters off New South Wales, Australia, The Associated Press reports.
Authorities in Bangladesh say the death toll in last month’s collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex has surpassed 800 as dozens more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday.
The three young women who were missing for about a decade before being rescued Monday from a home in Cleveland where they say they were chained, tortured and sexually assaulted, have given police similar accounts about how their long nightmares began.
Three witnesses billed as whistle-blowers appeared before a House committee Wednesday to challenge the Obama administration’s explanation of what transpired on Sept. 11, 2012, as the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked and the ambassador and three others killed.
The Carnival Cruise ship Triumph is traveling again, having left the terminal in Mobile, Ala., where it was forced to dock in February after severe problems with its engines led to its being towed across the Gulf of Mexico.
For the past year, explains the AP, Jindal’s administration has used “money earmarked for public schools in the state’s Minimum Foundation Program to pay for private school tuition.”