WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says lax oversight by the Internal Revenue Service allowed workers to use agency credit cards to buy wine for an expensive luncheon and, in one case, romance novels, diet pills and baby
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. housing recovery is strengthening. Factories are fielding more orders. And Americans’ confidence in the economy has reached its highest point in 5½ years.
That brightening picture, captured in four reports Tuesday, suggests that
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Waterloo City Council has approved an incentive package to help KWWL television renovate a downtown building.
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger is opening an office in Algeria of his environmental initiative R20 in a bid to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions there and throughout the Mediterranean.
Schwarzenegger, who is in Algeria for three
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With a few words in a short speech, Qatar’s huge energy riches and its expanding political influence passed into the hands of a 33-year-old ruler Tuesday in a seamless transition from a
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One moment I was standing in a quiet, secure and heavily guarded area and the next it had turned into a battlefield.
It was 6:30 a.m., and I waiting with about 20 other journalists
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Democratic legislator from Minnesota swiftly apologized Tuesday for a tweet he sent that referred to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as “Uncle Thomas” following a major ruling on the nation’s landmark voting
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of Newark, N.J., says the church is unlikely to enter into any new agreements with civil authorities that hold it responsible for supervising priests on restricted duty.
Archbishop John Myers’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the Senate are pushing to spending billions of dollars more than their House GOP rivals on transportation and housing programs despite tough budget limits that promise to roll the increases back.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas is approaching its 500th lethal injection since the Supreme Court in 1976 cleared the way to resume executions in the United States. The execution total in Texas is by far the largest in