Raymond Maxwell, former deputy assistant secretary for the Maghreb region, has been venting in verse since being put on leave
As Democrats try to put the controversy over Benghazi attack to rest, the GOP hit the Sunday circuit, hammering home their concerns
L.I. officer made split-second decision when gunman had Hofstra student in a headlock; Andrea Rebello honored at commencement
Known criminal had Hofstra student Andrea Rebello in a headlock after robbery; officer fired eight bullets, killing both
While admitting IRS scandal is "inexcusable," senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer defends administration's handling of three ongoing controversies to Bob Schieffer
Evidence emerges that inspector general informed Treasury deputy of probe during middle of 2012
Full coverage of the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny in their applications for tax-exempt status
Victim appears to have been randomly murdered for being gay by rage-filled man on a Greenwich Village rampage with friends
Unclear if missiles are further provocation or routine tests, as four launches in two days aimed at sea
Posted 2:25 PM 5/19/2013 by CNN
(CNN) -- Baseball-sized hail, wind gusts and tornadoes are threatening to pummel parts of the central Plains and Midwest on Sunday and Monday.
A mix of ingredients could combine to spawn a severe weather outbreak sweeping through parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Missouri, CNN (More)
Posted 10:42 PM 5/18/2013 by Chelsea J. Carter and Chris Kokenes, CNN
New York (CNN) -- A Hofstra University student who died during a confrontation between a home invasion suspect and authorities was killed by police gunfire, a Nassau County, New York, police spokeswoman said Saturday.
Police fired eight shots at the intruder, who authorities say was (More)
Posted 8:24 PM 5/18/2013 by CNN
(CNN) -- Two dollars and a dream.
That's all it took for Mammie Hicks to plunk down money at a Riverside, Missouri, convenience store for a chance at Saturday's record $600 million multistate Powerball jackpot.
"People are more important than money. I'd just give it away ... to help (More)
Posted 3:24 PM 5/18/2013 by CNN
(CNN) -- As many as 50 people were injured Saturday afternoon after a car plowed into parade-goers in Damascus, Virginia, a police dispatcher told CNN.
Of those injured, there were at lease five or six "trauma victims," the dispatcher said.
The accident occurred during a parade at the annual Trail Days festival in the town near the Virginia-Tennessee border.
The town's police chief has scheduled a 6 p.m. ET news conference.
Posted 9:18 PM 5/17/2013 by CBS News
North Korea is still trying to import and export nuclear and ballistic missile-related items but financial and trade sanctions are slowing progress(More)
Posted 6:27 PM 5/17/2013 by Greg Botelho and Rob Frehse, CNN
(CNN) -- Two Metro-North passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided during rush hour Friday evening, damaging both trains and leaving some "bloody" and wounded as a result, a witness and transit official said.
A train heading from New Haven to New York City derailed around (More)
Posted 2:28 PM 5/17/2013 by Christopher Dawson - CNN
CNN - Road-tripping to a national park makes for an easy -- and spectacular -- summer getaway. While all the U.S. national parks will be open this summer, forced federal spending cuts mean reduced programs and facility access.
The National Park Service has cut 5% from its 2013 budget. The (More)
Posted 10:58 AM 5/17/2013 by Lucy Madison - CBS News
Amid Republican criticism over alleged discrimination in IRS targeting practices, acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller on Friday apologized on behalf the agency for "the mistakes that we made and the poor service we provided," but he said he did not think partisanship drove the practices now (More)
Posted 10:39 AM 5/17/2013 by Sharyl Attkisson - CBS News
Obama administration officials acknowledge that mistakes were made the night of and in the aftermath of the Benghazi attacks(More)
Posted 6:17 AM 5/17/2013 by Brian Montopoli - CBS News
Pilotless aircraft - known until now primarily for their controversial role in American foreign policy - are now being integrated into American life. The Federal Aviation Administration expects there to be 7,500 commercial drones operating domestically by 2018.
Already, drones are being (More)