Given the myriad world crises and domestic troubles facing the United States, Americans might be surprised to learn our single greatest threat is... the Koch brothers? At least, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may think so, judging from the barrage of attacks he's hurled at them.
Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children and that he fears what he calls the 'soft bigotry' of low expectations is returning 50 years after the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who was the face of the president's health care law, is resigning from the Obama administration -- a decision that closes one of the rockiest tenures in Obama's Cabinet.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission on Thursday endorsed shorter federal prison sentences for most drug dealers -- but not before members of the agency scolded Attorney General Eric Holder for unilaterally pushing those changes weeks earlier.
The findings, released in an unclassified summary of the classified report, highlighted instances where information sharing between federal agencies may have been required in Tsarnaev’s case, and where the agencies could have been more vigilant in their investigation of him.