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NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reporting a slim 1.1 percent increase in first-quarter profit as the world's largest retailer struggled with a sales slump in its namesake business.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don't look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service's improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency's acting commissioner.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Authorities have arrested the suspect wanted in a Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people in New Orleans, police said.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Last in the American League in hitting and scoring, the Chicago White Sox started to find some offense this week in Minnesota. Adam Dunn’s big bat has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative political groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will discuss the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Wednesday afternoon. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama expects people to be held accountable.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House committee rebuffed Democratic efforts Wednesday to keep the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program whole, as debate on the farm bill turned into a theological discourse on helping the poor.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI's criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service could include potential civil rights violations, false statements and potential violations of the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in some partisan political activities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at The Associated Press as he stood by an investigation in which he insisted he had no involvement.