- Tea party looks to take advantage of moment
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.
- IRS probe ignored most influential groups
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups.
- AP CEO calls records seizure unconstitutional
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.
- What do we eat? New food map will tell us
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
- Obama exhorts good deeds by Morehouse graduates
ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives.
- Obama urged to make economy a bigger, bolder topic
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five months into President Barack Obama's second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him.
- Obama takes Cabinet secretaries out to play golf
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has taken two Cabinet secretaries out for a round of golf — in the rain.
- White House insists Obama was not involved in IRS
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the administration for more answers.
- Dems' Senate campaigns marked by internal battles
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections.
- Obama to speak on legality of drone program
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the legality of his administration's secret drone program and other counterterrorism practices during a speech Thursday, a White House official said.