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Experts: 'Extreme' Global Warming Predictions Not Panning Out
Extreme global warming is less likely in coming decades after a slowdown in the pace of temperature rises so far this century, an international team of scientists said on Sunday. Warming is still on track, however, to breach a goal set by governments around the world of...
Tax Revenue Hit All-Time High in April
Bob Woodward: White House Acts Like It "Wants to Be Nixonian"
The Benghazi scandal is not Watergate, says one of the reporters who broke the story, but he did invoke the name of the president who famously declared, I am not a crook. This is not Watergate, the Washington Post's Bob Woodward said Sunday on Meet the Press, but...
WSJ: Yahoo’s Board Approves $1.1 Billion Purchase of Tumblr
Yahoo! Inc. s board has approved a $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr Inc., a service that hosts 108 million blogs, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.Tumblr would continue to operate as an independent business and a deal...
IRS Targeting Scandal Fuels Tea Party Resurgence
Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.They say the IRS acknowledgement that it had targeted their groups for extra scrutiny a claim that tea party activists had made for...
Pope Francis: Faithful Should Avoid Straying from Doctrine
Pope Francis is calling for renewal in the Catholic church as he wrapped up two days of mass gatherings in St. Peter's Square aimed at energizing the faithful.About 200,000 people turned out Sunday for Mass celebrated by Francis, about the same size crowd that came to a pep...
Karl Rove: Scandals Eroding Obama's Credibility
The trio of scandals facing the White House hurt the administration's credibility, Republican strategist Karl Rove says. Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Rove said President Barack Obama is in part responsible for the IRS targeting of conservative groups. Obama set the tone in...
Obama to Give Legal Rationale for Drone Policy
President Barack Obama plans to speak this week about his plans to bring the drone program, the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and other counterterrorism policies under the legal framework he outlined in his State of the Union address earlier this year. Obama will speak Thursday...
Schieffer Grills Pfeiffer: 'Why Are You Here?'
Obama Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer went on all five Sunday talk shows to offer the administration's defense on three scandal fronts, but was pressed by veteran CBS correspondent Bob Schieffer on why the White House didn't send the chief of staff. Pfeiffer looked...
Poll: Congress Not Overreaching on Obama Scandals
A new poll found that Americans by a large margin believe that Congress is not overreacting to the burgeoning scandals plaguing the Obama administration. A CNN/ORC poll found that 54 percent of Americans don't believe that Congress is overreacting to the IRS scrutiny of...
Axelrod: Obama Needs to Pivot to Economy
Five months into President Barack Obama's second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him. The former White House...
AP CEO: Phone Search was 'Unconstitutional'
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was unconstitutional and already has had a chilling effect on news gathering. Gary Pruitt, speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," says the Justice Department's secret...
White House Warns Against IRS ‘Partisan Fishing Expedition’
President Barack Obama will not cooperate in a partisan fishing expedition over who knew what and when about revelations that groups seeking tax-exempt status were subject to extra Internal Revenue Service scrutiny. "We are going to work with Congress, as the president...
White House Warns Against IRS ‘Partisan Fishing Expedition’
McConnell: 'Culture of Intimidation' Fueled IRS Scandal
The White House might not have commanded Internal Revenue agents to target conservative groups, but a culture of intimidation throughout the administration made them think it was acceptable, says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Department of Health and Human...
Business Groups Heartened by House Agreement on Worker Visas
Business groups say they are 'excited' about changes that House negotiators made to the low-skilled visa program outlined in the Senate's Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration-reform plan. Geoff Burr, vice president of federal affairs for the Associated Builders ...
Pfeiffer Defends Obama as Poll Shows Approval of Congressional Probes
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer defended President Barack Obama on Sunday over charges that he was unaware of the IRS scandal until hearing press reports, even as a new poll found strong approval for Congressional investigations of administration...
UN Chief Ban Worries About NKorea as New Launches Staged
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Sunday over North Korea's launch of short-range missiles, urging Pyonyang to refrain from further launches and return to stalled nuclear talks with world powers.
Treasury Deploys 'Extraordinary Measures' as Borrowing Cap Hits
The Treasury Department is employing special measures limiting spending so that the federal government can keep paying its bills after the nation reached its borrowing limit last week. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Congress on Friday that he was ready to start the ...
Britain's Cameron 'Losing Control' as Rift With Conservatives Widens
British Prime Minister David Cameron is "losing control of his party", Conservative Party grandee Geoffrey Howe said on Sunday, as a row raged over whether a close aide to Cameron had labeled grassroots activists "mad, swivel-eyed loons."
Military Sexual Assault Crisis Worsens Despite Training Push
Under pressure to fight sexual assault, the U.S. armed forces in recent years rolled out education programs about proper sexual conduct through methods like role playing and video games. The increase in education has nevertheless failed to prevent what the nation's top...
Ted Nugent Answers Brother's Post Column: Sorry, You're Wrong on Guns
Ted Nugent's Perspective: Freedom of expression is so beautifully American. Making that our very First Amendment is surely all the proof one needs to know our founding fathers were revolutionary visionaries.
Rand Paul: IRS Scandal 'Tragic' and 'Humorous'
Sen. Rand Paul said on Saturday that “it’s so tragic that it’s almost humorous” that the former head of the Internal Revenue Service department involved in the targeting of conservative groups is now running the agency’s unit charged with implementing Obamacare.
Ben Stein: Benghazi is Frank Outright Malfeasance
Columnist and actor Ben Stein, who worked for the Nixon administration during the Watergate scandal on Saturday said that President Obama’s administration is guilty of more than incompetence.
Pentagon Spends $900K Per Inmate at Gitmo
The Pentagon spends more than $150 million a year running the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba — and the military could spend as much as $170 million more upgrading it.
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