PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An accountant who tipped off the IRS that his employer was skimping on taxes has received $4.5 million in the first IRS whistleblower award
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the clock ticking to a partial government shutdown at midnight, the top Democrat in the Senate said Friday that the White House and Republicans have agreed on a spending cut of $38 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans doubt the U.S. government is prepared to respond to a nuclear emergency like the one in Japan, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. But it also shows few Americans believe such an emergency would occur.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government's new system to replace the five color-coded terror alerts will have two levels of warnings -- elevated and imminent -- that will be relayed to the public only under certain circumstances
NEW YORK (AP) -- Glenn Beck later this year will end his Fox News Channel talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and has suffered from an advertiser boycott
Short of a deal, congressional leaders bargained and squabbled by turns Thursday on legislation to cut spending and prevent a partial government shutdown that loomed for Friday at midnight
The debate between the centers and the city has renewed focus on the New York City's abortion rate, at 41 percent among the highest in the country
Synthetic substances that mimic marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs are making users across the nation seriously ill, causing seizures and hallucinations and even killing some people.
Struggling to avert a government shutdown, Republicans and Democrats each said Wednesday the other would be to blame if compromise talks on the budget fail to produce an agreement
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the first scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate using pentobarbital on Tuesday.