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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

White House Launches Review Of DOJ Over Accusations Of Spying On Journalists

Under fire for spying on journalists, the White House has ordered an unusual review of what the Department of Justice is doing — and why.

05/24/2013

President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan conduct a joint press conference, during a rain shower, in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 16, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Says He Was Unaware Of IRS Targeting Before Scandal Broke

President Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.

05/16/2013

Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Acting IRS Commissioner Out After ‘Rogue’ Agents’ Plot To Target Conservative Groups

Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, amid a probe into a plot by the agency to target conservative groups.

05/15/2013

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

Artist Shepard Fairey poses next to his portrait of then President-Elect Barack Obama at the National Portrait Gallery - Washington, DC - Jan 17, 2009 (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama ‘HOPE’ Artist Shepard Fairey Gets Probation In AP Lawsuit Case

A federal judge in New York has given two years of probation to an artist who created the “HOPE” poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. He was sentenced Friday in Manhattan.

09/07/2012

Mitt Romney celebrates his win in the Wisconsin primary - Milwaukee, WI - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Upcoming Presidential Primaries Gives Locals A Voice On GOP Ticket

The Presidential primaries are coming our way, with New York and Connecticut among the five states to vote on April 24.

04/04/2012

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Judge Scolds Levi Aron’s Defense Lawyers, Questions Experience And Handling Of Case

A judge has questioned the experience of two lawyers handling the case of Levi Aron, the man accused of killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

08/24/2011

Carl Paladino (Photo/Associated Press)

Paladino: Style Won’t Change If I’m Victorious

Carl Paladino told The A.P. in an interview Monday that he only plans on having one term, and it wouldn’t be “pretty.”

09/27/2010