- Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin’s parents rally against Fla. ‘stand your ground’ law
- Hillary Clinton campaign got illicit funds from D.C. scandal figure
- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
- Real-life Dr. Doolittle to reveal how to talk to animals
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- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
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The year's end is always a frantic time for tax preparers. This year, there will be an extra helping of frenzy, courtesy of Washington, D.C.
A former lawyer for a financial adviser to celebrity clients was arrested Thursday on money-laundering charges filed in New York alleging he helped conceal the adviser's Ponzi-like scheme.
Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican, will be chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in the next Congress, the House Republican leadership said.
Reality TV star Richard Hatch appeared in federal court Wednesday to face new accusations that he failed to refile his 2000 and 2001 tax returns, which would violate the terms of the supervised release he received following a tax evasion conviction.
Our entire structure of taxation is inequitable. A good example is how we take narrow segments of our economy - for instance, earned income - and tax it from 10 percent to 40 percent. The same goes for dividends and everything we earn and want to keep. All of the tax system is subject to a divisive political process, as December's debacle in Congress has revealed.
The House has passed and sent to President Obama a bill to delay for a year an impending sharp cut in Medicare pay to doctors that threatened to disrupt care for the nation's seniors.
Bank of America agreed on Tuesday to pay $137.3 million in restitution to federal and state agencies for its role in a conspiracy to rig bids in the municipal bond derivatives market and as a condition of its admission to a Justice Department leniency program allowing it to avoid criminal convictions and fines.
Their defeat on the Senate floor is predictable and the speeches have the ring of the recent campaign season. But Democrats are already eyeing the 2012 elections and eager to engineer a showdown over tax cuts in an attempt to depict Republicans as guardians of the rich.
Wayne Newton's Las Vegas estate is a lavish wonderland complete with South African penguins, sweeping crystal staircases and a memorabilia collection to make a celebrity junkie salivate: a Frank Sinatra champagne glass, Nat King Cole's watch, Steve McQueen's Rolls-Royce and a Johnny Cash guitar.