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Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years
Issued: April 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in...
Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US
Issued: April 11, 2014
NEW YORK — President Barack Obama says the right to vote in the U.S. is under bigger threat than at any time since the Voting Rights Act passed nearly...
Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception
Issued: April 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of...
Obamas pay $98,169 in taxes on income of $481,098
Issued: April 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid just over $98,000 in taxes on income of nearly half a million dollars...
Obama announces Sebelius resignation, successor
Issued: April 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's...
Appeals court finds EPA carbon decision reasonable
Issued: April 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court says the Environmental Protection Agency acted reasonably in deciding not to change the primary air quality...
Judge approves Detroit swaps deal with 2 banks
Issued: April 11, 2014
DETROIT — A federal judge on Friday approved bankrupt Detroit's plan to settle a bad multi-million dollar pension debt deal with two banks. ...
JPMorgan's first-quarter profit falls 20%
Issued: April 11, 2014
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, said Friday its first-quarter earnings fell 20 percent, driven by a decline in...
Warship's namesake, Zumwalt, fought racism, sexism
Issued: April 11, 2014
BATH, Maine — Bud Zumwalt took what he learned during the tumultuous 1960s with him when he became the nation's youngest chief of naval...
Man with 1st name 'God' sues credit rating agency
Issued: April 11, 2014
NEW YORK — A New York City man claims that a credit reporting agency falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God. ...
Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech
Issued: April 10, 2014
LAS VEGAS — A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las...
Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post
Issued: April 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration after the rocky rollout of President...
Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'
Issued: April 10, 2014
PITTSBURGH — The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed "like a deer in the headlights" hours later and...
Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem
Issued: April 10, 2014
MIAMI — With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the...
Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Issued: April 10, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas — Reflecting on the unique power of the office he holds, President Barack Obama on Thursday honored Lyndon B. Johnson as leader who...
US budget deficit falls in March to $37 billion
Issued: April 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest...
NY judge sentences SAC Capital in $1.8B fraud deal
Issued: April 10, 2014
NEW YORK — The once high-flying hedge fund SAC Capital was sentenced on criminal fraud charges Thursday under a $1.8 billion deal that prosecutors say...
Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart
Issued: April 10, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. ...
Obama: Nation draws strength from Fort Hood
Issued: April 9, 2014
FORT HOOD, Texas — President Barack Obama says the nation is drawing strength from relatives of the victims of the fatal shootings last week at Fort...
Bankrupt Detroit reaches deal over some bonds
Issued: April 9, 2014
DETROIT — The city of Detroit reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds, mediators announced Wednesday, a significant agreement that...
GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats...
Fed minutes show extended debate on rate guidance
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve struggled last month over how to convey to investors how fast it will raise short-term interest rates once it...
BofA paying $772M over selling credit card extras
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators' accusations that it misled customers who...
Gay marriage's win streak tested in higher court
Issued: April 9, 2014
DENVER — The gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court...
Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors
Issued: April 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. ...


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