Scott Smith, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 11:40am
High temperatures are expected Tuesday as crews struggle to make headway against a wildfire threatening about 450 homes and other buildings in the rugged foothills of Central California, fire officials said.
Kate Brumback, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 10:51am
A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators.
Michael Hill, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 10:50am
A prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run, and prosecutors said they believed no one else knowingly aided in the elaborate escape.
Deirdre Walsh and Jeremy Diamond, CNN | Posted Jul 28th - 10:42am
The chairman of the House's government oversight committee on Monday called on President Barack Obama to fire IRS chief John Koskinen, less than two years after the Senate confirmed him to lead the agency.
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 11:40am
Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran before a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it would ease crippling sanctions forever in exchange for temporary concessions on weapons development.
Critics of a suburban Denver school board that considered reviewing a U.S. history course to emphasize patriotism are turning in signatures to force a recall election for three conservative members responsible for the push.