Republicans, angry over the Internal Revenue Service scrutiny of anti-tax groups, have aimed their frustration at a career employee with a bonus benefit: She’s charged with overseeing an enforcement portion of the health- care law.
Are the easy-money policies of the world’s central banks setting financial markets up for a crash? We would have a much better idea if we measured how much of the buying is being done with borrowed money.
President Barack Obama’s administration announced this week that it is throwing its support behind the press shield law that has been stalled in Congress since time immemorial. Critics insist that the administration, suddenly mired in scandal, is simply trying to curry favor with the news media, but the proposal deserves to be judged on its merits.
Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy is fueling debate among the thousands of women at risk of developing breast cancer who want to know how, if and when to have their breasts removed.
Angelina Jolie, named the highest- paid actress in Hollywood by Forbes in 2011, said she had a double mastectomy after learning she has a gene mutation linked to breast cancer, the disease that killed her mother at age 56.
Top-seeded Syracuse University erased an early four-goal deficit to beat Bryant 12-7 in its opening game at the national college lacrosse tournament, while Cornell University had the biggest upset of the first round with a 16-8 win over sixth-seeded Maryland.