Apple paid no corporate income tax to any nation on tens of billions of dollars in income over the past four years, Senate investigators disclosed ahead of a hearing on Tuesday.
Large tornadoes swept through towns just south of Oklahoma City, killing at least 51 people -- including 20 children -- and laying waste to numerous buildings, including more than one elementary school.
The IRS briefed the Treasury Department extensively last month about a looming report that would find the agency had inappropriately targeted applications from conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
The Syrian army battled alongside Hezbollah militants to reclaim a rebel-held city, amplifying pressure on President Barack Obama to find a way to alter the course of events in the widening civil war.
President Barack Obama struck a balance after meeting Myanmar President Thein Sein in Washington, praising progress in the long-isolated Asian nation, while calling for more.
Metro-North railroad officials said they plan to restore full train service on the New Haven Line for the Wednesday morning rush hour, five days after a derailment and crash halted train service.
Three Chinese nationals working at New York University Langone Medical Center were charged with secretly sharing information about their MRI research with a Chinese medical-imaging company.
Lawmakers are tussling over the Obama administration's plans to create a small army of assistants to guide millions of Americans, as they sign up for new health-insurance options available this fall.
On Tuesday, Angelenos go to the polls to elect a new mayor, but many voters have struggled to detect major differences between the two candidates, apart from the fact that one is a man and the other a woman.
Crews worked to clean up some 2,500 barrels of crude that spilled over the weekend at an oil-storage terminal in Cushing, Okla., the third-biggest crude spill seen in the U.S. this year.
Behavior changes can serve as an early signal of mental-health issues, recent research indicates.Recognizing social changes that previously might have been shrugged off could allow for earlier treatment, doctors say.
Employers are increasingly recognizing they may be able to avoid certain penalties under the federal health law with very limited plans that can lack key benefits.
The White House's chief lawyer learned weeks ago that an audit of the IRS likely would show that agency employees inappropriately targeted conservative groups, a senior White House official said.
Law schools hunting for students as their enrollment numbers drop are increasingly trying to attract an unexpected group: people who have no intention of practicing law.
Puerto Ricans have debated for decades whether their island should become the 51st U.S. state. Supporters of statehood, while still facing long odds, are now pressuring Congress to settle the issue.
John Kerry will make his fourth trip to the Middle East in his four months as secretary of state, as he searches for progress on thorny issues, including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the conflict in Syria.
Amtrak officials said service would remain out indefinitely between New York City and New Haven, Conn., because of Friday's derailment and collision affecting the nation's busiest passenger rail corridor.
Defying odds—very long odds—a Florida supermarket customer won Saturday night's Powerball lottery valued at $590.5 million, the game's biggest-ever payout.
President Barack Obama plans to address his administration's counterterrorism policy Thursday, including the legality of the covert drone program and his pledge to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
Federal and state authorities searched a Spokane, Wash., apartment over the weekend as part of an investigation into ricin-laced letters that were addressed to the Spokane post office and a federal judge.