Issa accuses IRS of obstruction, warns of consequences

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Republican congressman spearheading a House probe into alleged Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative political groups accused the head of the IRS on Tuesday of obstructing his panel's investigation. California

New York-size sodas get green light from appeals court

New York restaurants can continue selling large sugary drinks after an appeals court sided Tuesday with a lower court ruling that found the city's restrictions on such beverages to be "arbitrary and capricious."

Train driver's body found after crash in Switzerland

The body of the driver of one of two commuter trains that collided head-on in western Switzerland has been found in his crushed cab, Swiss police said Tuesday. Twenty-five of the passengers needed hospital treatment after the crash Monday evening,

First on CNN: More on NSA surveillance programs to be declassified

The U.S. intelligence community plans to declassify additional information about surveillance programs of the National Security Administration, possibly as soon as Tuesday, CNN has learned. A senior U.S.

Woman charged in vandalism at National Cathedral

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Police in the nation's capital arrested a woman Monday in connection with the splattering of paint in two locations inside the National Cathedral, a Washington Metropolitan Police Department spokesman said. Tian Jiamel, 58, was

President to propose 'grand bargain' on jobs

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama will offer a new proposal Tuesday that would cut corporate taxes while investing in programs that could put more Americans in well paying, full-time jobs, the White House said. The so-called "grand bargai

Authortities catch Most Wanted Fugitive, gang member in Dallas

Jimmie Jerome Hiners, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Bloods gang member, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in Dallas. Hiners has a violent criminal history and was wanted for aggravated assault and parole violation.

Judge orders Chandra Levy court documents unsealed

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A judge on Monday ordered the release of sealed documents and transcripts from court proceedings related to the murder case of Chandra Levy, a Washington intern whose disappearance in 2001 drew national headlines and damaged a U.S

New charges accuse East Cleveland murder suspect of rape

An East Cleveland man accused of killing three women and wrapping their bodies in trash bags has been indicted on 14 charges, including a new allegation of rape. A grand jury on Monday charged Michael Madison, 35, with six counts of aggravated mur

Texas A&M DL among 3 killed in overnight car accident

A Texas A&M defensive lineman,  was killed in an overnight car accident along with two others.