Reuters US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:46pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning on Wednesday filed a petition to revoke the license of the only nurse at a controversial abortion clinic in the state for allegedly providing substandard care and improperly administering drugs.
Reuters US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:37pm
GRAPEVINE, Texas (Reuters) - Gay rights activists and members of conservative groups gathered in the Texas town of Grapevine on Wednesday where Boy Scouts of America delegates were expected to vote at a national meeting to lift its ban on gay youth membership.
Wall Street Journal - US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:20pm
Emails and other documents suggest the IRS's procedures to target conservative groups for added scrutiny were developed by lower-level employees.
Reuters US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:11pm
ORLANDO, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his possible links to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot and killed by a federal agent in Florida on Wednesday after he suddenly turned violent, the FBI said.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:54pm
While Wednesday’s I.R.S. hearing felt like an unforgiving, angry inquisition, senators seemed halfhearted in their desire to beat up on Apple, which has been accused of dodging taxes.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:38pm
Since becoming secretary of state, John Kerry has worked to jump-start the stalled peace process, embracing a seemingly intractable issue.
Wall Street Journal - US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:34pm
U.S. auto makers are accelerating production lines and, in some cases, even canceling the North American industry's traditional summer factory shutdowns to pump out more vehicles and meet strong demand.
Reuters US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:30pm
MIAMI (Reuters) - Military and civilian lawyers for prisoners at the Guantanamo naval base urged U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to improve conditions for detainees, putting more pressure on the Obama administration to make good its promise to close the camp.
CNN US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:17pm
Police in New York are stepping up their presence in neighborhoods with large gay and lesbian communities after a string of recent attacks on residents based on their sexual orientation.
Wall Street Journal - US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:07pm
A man with ties to suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed by a federal agent in Orlando while being questioned about a 2011 triple murder, federal law-enforcement officials said.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:07pm
The decision by Hezbollah to fight for the Syrian government, and the prospect that Syrian rebels might fight Hezbollah operatives in Lebanon, has alarmed the Obama administration.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 9:06pm
Born overseas and educated in the United States, workers in the heart of the tech industry are in a kind of suspension as the Senate considers the immigration bill.
CNN US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:58pm
The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools in the city, according to a statement from the school district.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:54pm
The plan to assure safety in factories, forged after a deadly collapse, could put American retailers at risk for litigation, some specialists say.
Wall Street Journal - US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:53pm
City Councilman Eric Garcetti will become the next mayor of Los Angeles, home to nearly 4 million residents.
Wall Street Journal - US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:51pm
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's decision to enter the race for New York City mayor on Wednesday immediately turned the election into a national spectacle.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:40pm
Jude Kenan Mohammad was killed in what the C.I.A. calls a “signature strike,” an attack based on patterns of activity, in Pakistan in 2011.
Reuters US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:30pm
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Convicted killer Jodi Arias feels betrayed by an Arizona jury that found her guilty of murdering her ex-boyfriend, according to an interview aired on Wednesday shortly before that same jury became deadlocked over whether to sentence her to death.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:29pm
The law made the procedure illegal if performed about 18 weeks after fertilization, earlier than the time recognized by Supreme Court precedents.
NY Times US News - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:17pm
A day after admitting the killing of four Americans in drone strikes, the president will announce new limits on the program of targeted attacks. Mr. Obama also plans to renew his effort to close Guantánamo prison.