A House committee recommends a contempt citation against Attorney General Holder. House leaders say the full chamber could vote on contempt next week. Democrats call the contempt measure unfair and "an election year witch hunt."
The city manager cites "escalating divisiveness" in Sanford. The former police chief drew criticism for not charging George Zimmerman.
"Few areas will be below 90 degrees in the Northeast," so says the weather service in the Northeast. Last year, the weather service reported 206 heat-related deaths nationwide.
With the sagging European economy dragging the U.S. economy down, the Fed announced it would buy up short term Treasury bonds to pay off long-term notes. The hope is cheaper credit will reach consumers and business, who will then boost the economy by spending more.
Flash flooding in Duluth, Minnesota, has forced residents to evacuate, left homes underwater, destroyed roads and even led to the drownings of at least eight animals at a zoo.
A Massachusetts mayor is taking inspiration from a controversial New York City proposal to ban large, sugary beverages – and might even want to take it a step further.
Michael Phelps may be looking to one-up himself.
A House panel will meet Wednesday to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast and Furious.