IRS recalls 46,000 workers to handle taxes — they won’t be paid

The Trump administration has promised that taxpayers owed refunds will be paid on time.

  • Jan 15, 2019

 

Filing: OxyContin maker forecast ‘blizzard of prescriptions’

“Over the next twenty years, the Sacklers made Richard’s boast come true.”

  • Jan 15, 2019

 

UCLA gymnast’s flawless floor routine breaks the Internet

The Seattle native’s joy was “absolutely contagious.”

  • Jan 15, 2019

 

Extremists attack upscale hotel complex in Nairobi

Officials said all the buildings affected had been secured and security forces were mopping up.

  • Jan 15, 2019

US—Senate-Attorney General11th Ld-WritethruTrumps attorney general nominee: I will not be bullied

He said that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt.

  • Jan 15, 2019

UK Parliament overwhelmingly rejects May’s Brexit deal

The vote means further turmoil for British politics 10 weeks before the country is due to leave the EU.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 Census

A separate suit is underway in San Francisco, and the U.S. Supreme Court will address it in February.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The House speaker gave her blessing for lawmakers to accept the White House invitation, but none did so.

  • Jan 15, 2019

New migrant caravan sets out from Honduras for US

About 300 people, mainly women and children boarded 30 buses. Another 300 began walking in the rain.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97

She delighted audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!”

  • Jan 15, 2019

Bipartisan Senate group forming in search of shutdown deal

The group’s creation was a sign senators of both parties are eager to end the impasse.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Iowa’s Steve King off House committees after race remarks

He lamented that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.

  • Jan 15, 2019

Man who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility is dead

The women escaped without serious injuries after the standoff.

  • Jan 14, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, who is accused of abducting Jayme Closs, 13, and holding her captive for three months, makes his initial court appearance Monday via video feed from the Barron County jail during his bond hearing in Barron, Wis. Judge James Babler set his bail at $5 million. (KSTP-TV via AP, Pool)

Kidnapping suspect targeted girl after seeing her get on bus

Told detectives that “he knew that was the girl he was going to take.”

  • Jan 14, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, who is accused of abducting Jayme Closs, 13, and holding her captive for three months, makes his initial court appearance Monday via video feed from the Barron County jail during his bond hearing in Barron, Wis. Judge James Babler set his bail at $5 million. (KSTP-TV via AP, Pool)

Poles unite in grief over assassination of Gdansk mayor

Pawel Adamowicz died from stab wounds by a lone attacker, who was arrested and charged with murder.

  • Jan 14, 2019

No shutdown end in sight; Trump says ‘never ever back down’

He also backed further away from the idea of declaring a national emergency.

  • Jan 14, 2019

Coast Guard sees a surge in West Coast migrant intercepts

1,022 intercepted at sea on West Coast in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30; up from 213 in 2017.

  • Jan 14, 2019
Attorney General nominee William Barr departs after a meeting Wednesday with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump’s AG nominee: Mueller should be allowed to finish work

Also insisted in testimony he’ll deliver Tuesday that Trump never sought any promises or assurances.

  • Jan 14, 2019
Attorney General nominee William Barr departs after a meeting Wednesday with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Diplomatic tension rises: China sentences Canadian to death

The dispute is over the arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive.

  • Jan 14, 2019

FDA resuming inspections of riskier foods halted by shutdown

Routine inspections had been briefly halted.

  • Jan 14, 2019