News reports about how the Internal Revenue Service applied heavier scrutiny on conservative political organizations applying for tax-exempt status have pointed to a March 22, 2012, House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee hearing in which IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman denied any wrongdoing. But that wasn't the first time lawmakers grilled him about the IRS' practices. [...]
BOSTON (AP) — The director of the Massachusetts funeral home where Tamerlan Tsarnaev's (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) body was held says the family of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect had the right to bury the body as they did.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of an Indian pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million in fines and civil penalties as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A 70-year-old woman whose mummified body was recently found in her Santa Fe apartment was identified as a Chicana activist, teacher and author.
A car bomb exploded near a hospital and children are among the dead.
The two leaders will hold talks on a wide range of subjects, including Syria's civil war.