In a wide-ranging national security speech, the president will address controversial drone strikes and transparency around their use.
Protesters vented their anger at the IRS in Cincinnati on Tuesday. The IRS is under investigation, amid revelations that a Cincinnati-base IRS division singled out conservative groups for additional scrutiny.
Law enforcement sources say police have evidence of a criminal connection between Ibragim Todashev and Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's involvement in an unsolved grisly triple murder in Waltham, Mass.
State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell announced on Monday that employees identified by the Accountability Review Board as responsible for the security failures that lead to the Benghazi attacks are receiving pay five months after being put on administrative leave.
White House Spokesman Jay Carney became a little defensive when he was asked by CBS' Major Garrett if the recent scandals were "partisan fishing expeditions" on Tuesday. After Carney asserted that Benghazi, IRS targeting, and Department of Justice seizure of AP records all had partisan elements.
In Tuesday's Senate hearings into the ever-widening IRS scandal, outgoing IRS chief, Steve Miller, acknowledged that the planted question that broke the story last week was his idea. The "planted question" refers to the way in which the IRS chose to release the findings of the Inspector General's report a week ago Friday.
A federal appeals court has backed the U.S. government's refusal to make public photos and video of Osama Bin Laden taken after his death.
In an online video, ex-congressman Anthony Weiner says he's going to run for NYC mayor. Weiner resigned from Congress after admitting he sent lewd pictures of himself to several women via Twitter.
Myanmar President Thein Sein invited US companies to help create a "market economy" and end the isolation of his once-reclusive state, during a landmark visit to Washington.
Three families from Newtown, Connecticut will lobby Illinois senators today to enact a controversial new gun control law.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said on Monday that President Barack Obama is endorsing a federal shield law for reporters seeking to protect their confidential sources, and 'is very happy to see the Senate take it up again."
Syrian state media reports government forces are pushing deeper into Qusair, a strategic opposition-held town near the Lebanese border. Amateur video, shot over the weekend, shows rebels under attack as the area was shelled.
North Korea on Monday fired more projectiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korean officials said, urging Pyongyang to refrain from "tension-creating acts."
Fox News reacted aggressively Monday to the news that one of its reporters, James Rosen, had been heavily targeted by the Justice Department. Brit Hume, the longtime anchor for the network, appeared multiple times throughout the day to condemn the targeting of reporters.
Scott Rasmussen discusses the latest polling results on the DOJ's subpoena of AP reporters' phone records, the IRS targeting conservative organizations and Benghazi.
The Indian and Chinese premiers pledge to finally resolve a border dispute that has soured ties for decades, saying good relations between the two Asian giants were key to world peace.
When asked on Friday to give details on an upcoming peace summit, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki awkwardly tried to dodge announcing the location of the international meeting. Psaki was informed by members of the press that President Obama and Secretary John Kerry had both announced or suggested the conference would be held in Geneva.
President Barack Obama: "That’s why I like getting out of the Washington echo chamber whenever I can – because too often, our politics aren’t focused on the same things you are. Working hard. Supporting your family and your community. Making sure your kids have every chance in life. More than anything, the American people make me optimistic about where we’re headed as a nation.
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP phone records was 'unconstitutional' and has already had a chilling effect on newsgathering.