Report finds taxpayers are getting ripped off by unqualified and unethical tax return preparers.
Ongoing summit marks 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Federal authorities are investigating more than a dozen apparently random shootings targeting vehicles on Kansas City-area roads and highways to determine whether they are connected.
Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are getting a dose of high-profile support for their nationwide effort to help military families.
An American man who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer Tuesday.
The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty.
Regulators are acting to require U.S. banks to build a sturdier financial base to lessen the risk that they could collapse and cause a global meltdown.
Ramogi Huma and the United Steelworkers celebrated the first big win in their push to unionize college athletes with an appearance on the Colbert Report and a triumphant tour on Capitol Hill.
Members of Congress often urge federal agencies and the private sector to hire military veterans.
Authorities in Wisconsin and Oklahoma used DNA and fingerprint analysis to connect an Illinois man to the cold-case slaying of a teenage runaway whose battered body was found in a Wisconsin marsh in 1997.
None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue an ill 1-year-old girl and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off Mexico’s Pacific coast plan to seek reimbursement for the cost of the operation.
A teenager and two other men were charged Tuesday in the brutal beating of a 54-year-old suburban Detroit man after he accidentally hit a child who stepped off the curb into the path of his truck.
The Rev. Al Sharpton said Tuesday that a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news, and he said that he never considered himself an informant.
Jurors have begun deliberating the fate of a Houston woman accused of stabbing to death her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.
In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace compensation.
Three Flint residents have been charged with child abuse after footage showing a boy being repeatedly struck with a belt was posted online.
President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors men.