UN: Afghan opium production increases

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has been increasing for a third year in a row and is heading for a record h…

World military spending drops in 2012

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in R…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Monday, April 15, 2013. Wintry weather persisted across the North-Central U.S. on Monday as the strong …

Where are the potential tax cheats?

The National Taxpayer Advocate used confidential data from 2009 tax returns to identify clusters of potential tax cheats in more than 350 co…