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IG letter to Geithner: Targeting not among top concerns

Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that the IRS inspector general was reviewing the office that handles tax-exempt applications, but a letter from October shows that the inspector general did not highlight the audit as a top concer

Winner in this weekend's powerball jackpot

There's a winner in this weekend's record breaking powerball jackpot. The winning ticket for Saturday nights' drawing was sold at Publix Grocery Store in Zypherhills, Florida.

Bernanke's advice for college grads

Don't try parsing these words for hints about monetary policy. College graduates got some sage advice from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at their commencement ceremony Saturday.

Rand Paul claims revealing memo exists in IRS scandal

While the Internal Revenue Service maintains it was not focusing on conservative groups out of political bias, Sen.

Car plows into parade crowd, trapping some underneath

A 1997 Cadillac plowed into a parade crowd in Virginia on Saturday, injuring dozens of spectators and leaving others pinned underneath the car.

CNN Poll: Have new controversies hurt Obama? Has GOP overreacted?

President Barack Obama comes out of what was arguably the worst week of his presidency with his approval rating holding steady, according to a new national poll.

Report: North Korea launches fourth short-range missile

North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.

White House aims to spend 10% of its time on controversies

With the White House slashing its way through the recent brush of controversy, the president is putting out the message that he's focused on the economy as the administration enters another week of hearings on Capitol Hill.

90 year old graduates with fourth degree

Getting a four year college degree wasn't nearly enough for one California man and neither was graduate school. In fact, this man now has a variety of college degrees.

Dispatcher: 50 injured after car plows into parade-goers in Virginia

As many as 50 people were injured Saturday afternoon after a car plowed into parade-goers in Damascus, Virginia, a police dispatcher told CNN.