3:50 PM Apr 27, 2015
The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services to help pay to enforce President Barack Obama's health law.
2:00 PM Apr 25, 2015
Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.
8:54 AM Apr 24, 2015
Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end.
5:59 PM Apr 3, 2015
Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.
1:02 PM Apr 1, 2015
Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay back the money.
8:37 PM Mar 25, 2015
Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.
2:00 PM Mar 22, 2015
A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line.
10:00 AM Mar 22, 2015
Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically.
5:59 PM Mar 10, 2015
The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it's ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun ownership is paralleled by a reduction in the number of Americans who hunt.
8:54 AM Mar 6, 2015
Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S. employers are showing few signs of letting up.

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