6:47 pm, March 2, 2015

Government News

IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade

Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday. And the number of audits could be even lower this year.

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:40pm EST

Obama, Qatar's emir express solidarity to defeat IS

Obama, Qatar's emir say they are committing to defeating IS, despite challenges in Syria

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:10pm EST

McConnell endorses Paul's bid for a 2016 presidential caucus

Senate GOP leader McConnell endorses Rand Paul's bid for 2016 presidential caucus in Kentucky

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 04:40pm EST

High court weighs right of convicted felon to sell guns

Supreme Court considers how convicted felons can sell their guns without violating the law

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 04:30pm EST

Goodyear paying $16M to settle bribery-related charges

Goodyear paying $16M to settle SEC charges of failing to prevent bribery in Kenya, Angola

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:20pm EST

South Africa spycraft on show in leaked intelligence cables

Leaked cables reveal South African spy contacts with CIA, Israel's Mossad and Iranian agents

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:20pm EST

May 12 election set to fill seat held by Rep. Alan Nunnelee

May 12 special election set to fill US House seat left vacant by death of Rep. Alan Nunnelee

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 02:39pm EST

US bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4Q

US bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4Q; declines in mortgage income were a factor

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 02:00pm EST

Obama faces left-right opposition on trade, military force

Unusual left-right coalition opposes Obama's bid for greater leeway on trade, military action

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:32pm EST

New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

Noise from new flight paths over neighborhoods angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:16pm EST

Lawyer: HIV assault ruling could end all such military cases

Attorney says ruling in Air Force HIV assault case could end similar prosecutions in military

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:10pm EST

Watchdog group seeks FDA ban of antifungal tablets

Consumer watchdog asks FDA to ban antifungal tablets linked to liver damage

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 12:30pm EST

Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine

Kerry: Russia has lied, misrepresented its activities in Ukraine

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 12:10pm EST

Wallops Island rocket launches part of missile defense test

NASA launches 3 suborbital rockets from Wallops Island as part of missile defense test

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 11:08am EST

GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

McConnell proposes immigration vote to try to resolve impasse over Homeland Security funds

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 10:56am EST

Stocks mixed ahead of Yellen comments; Greek shares jump

Europe mixed, Greek exchange up sharply as reform list received by creditors

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:44am EST

Pentagon chief convenes counter-IS meeting, lauds strategy

New Pentagon chief meets with US officials for in-depth counter-IS talks, lauds strategy

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:16am EST

Saving for retirement: Obama proposal sets up Wall St. fight

President Obama calling for tighter rules for retirement account brokers

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:04am EST
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