The former head of the IRS said Tuesday that he was aware of some aspects of his agency's targeting of conservative groups in the spring of 2012, and took what he called the correct action of ensuring the situation would be independently reviewed.
Three university researchers working on medical technology are facing federal charges -- and up to 20 years in prison if convicted -- for allegedly taking Chinese money for their U.S.-funded research, according to federal authorities.
Amtrak service resumed between New York and New Haven, Connecticut, Tuesday afternoon, the national train operator announced in a statement, five days after a derailment on one of the busiest tracks in the country injured more than 70 people.
A day after local police said they are ending their 3Â˝-year search for a missing Utah woman, her father and his attorney told reporters that federal agents and private investigators are now on the case.
Whether Jodi Arias lives or dies is now in the hands of a jury. She will address its members directly Tuesday morning. Arias said earlier this month that she would rather die than endure a lifetime behind bars.
Kids screamed for their parents and parents hollered their children's names, walking and searching in panic in the parking lot of Briarwood Elementary in Moore, Oklahoma, Monday. The tornado that wrecked their town had just left. The sky behind them was still dark. Rain fell in a light mist.