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Broke no laws, IRS official says — then takes 5th
At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress.
Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe
A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities in central Florida early Wednesday after he turned violent while being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, officials said.
Death of Ga. infant under investigation
Sheriff’s officials say a couple has been arrested after a 4-month-old girl in their care was found unresponsive.
Today in History for Thursday, May 23, 2013
In 1984, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop issued a report saying there was “very solid” evidence linking cigarette smoke to lung disease in non-smokers.
Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban
As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America’s leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts.
Senate panel approves immigration bill
Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night.
Fire on I-75 expected to cause delays
A tractor trailer has caught fire and is blocking North-bound lanes on Interstate-75 near mile marker 6 in Lowndes County.
Jury deciding Arias’ sentence adjourns for day
The Phoenix jury deciding whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to life in prison or death has adjourned for the day after reaching an impasse and being told to keep trying.
Ga. police increase enforcement patrols for summer
Police in Georgia are rolling out increased enforcement patrols as part of their summer safety campaign.
Wiregrass Valdosta campus closed due to water line break
Due to a water line break, the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is closing for the remainder of the day, May 22.
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