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The Prague metro system plans to introduce a designated car on each train that is for single people only.
After meeting with Burmese President Thein Sein, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the steps the former pariah state has taken toward democracy are enough to lift existing sanctions.
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
Rep. Tom Cole, who represents the city of Moore, Okla., in Congress said he never expected to see a storm quite like the tornado that tore through his town Monday.
Los Angeles voters going to the polls Tuesday could make history. The runoff election pits City Controller Wendy Greuel against City Councilman Eric Garcetti.
Former IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the IRS’s inappropriate targeting of certain groups seeking tax-exempt status.
President Obama sought to ensure the people of Moore, Okla. on Tuesday that his administration is sending disaster relief aid “right away” to the tornado-devastated area.
President Obama welcomed Burma’s president, Thein Sein. Obama repeatedly referred to the nation as Myanmar--new acknowledgement of a "diplomatic courtesy" allowing "limited use of the name" to describe the former pariah state.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said Denis McDonough, President Obama's chief of staff, was among a handful of senior aides informed of the Treasury inspector general's findings that the IRS was targeting conservative groups for heightened scrutiny in their tax-exempt application process.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said on Monday that President 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."
The day after tornadoes killed two people in Oklahoma, a new tornado was spotted on the ground in Newcastle.
A wave of attacks killed at least 86 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, pushing the death toll over the past week to more than 230 and extending some of the worst sectarian violence the country has seen
Russian TV aired video of the U.S. Embassy employee, Ryan Fogle,at Moscow airport. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has refused to comment on spying allegations against Fogle.
President Obama told graduates of Morehouse College Sunday to take the power of their example — as black men graduating from college — and use it to improve people's lives.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, says recent controversies over the IRS, Benghazi, and the seizure of Associated Press phone records amount to a "trend line" pointing to a "culture of cover-ups and intimidation" at the White House.
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