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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a massive five-year farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says he played no direct role in the Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press phone records but called it part of an investigation into what he termed a grave national security leak.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has begun laying the groundwork on a massive farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal accident investigators were weighing a recommendation Tuesday that states reduce their threshold for drunken driving from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05, a standard that has been shown to substantially reduce highway deaths in other countries.
CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) -- It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Comic book fans will converge on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this weekend for the Midwest Comic Book Association's SpringCon. More than 225 comic book creators are expected at this year's comic book carnival. The event opens to the public at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $12 per adult, good for both days. Children 9 and under are free. A canned food donation knocks $1 off admission. Online: http://www.midwestcomicbook.com
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19.