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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.

Ebola

Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

Black_Box

MH370: Inside a black box lab

Just a handful of countries have the capability and technical know-how to decipher what's inside a black box.

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS

Colbert visits Letterman on 'Late Show'

CBS began to introduce the next host of the "Late Show," Stephen Colbert, by having current host David Letterman interview him and take a selfie together on Tuesday night.

Bodies from ferry recovered

REUTERS/Issei Kato

S. Korea: Boy made 1st distress call on ferry

The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship, the South Korean coast guard confirmed to CNN Tuesday.

CNN affiliate JTBC reported th...

IRS

Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by...

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.

Ebola

Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

Black_Box

MH370: Inside a black box lab

Just a handful of countries have the capability and technical know-how to decipher what's inside a black box.

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS

Colbert visits Letterman on 'Late Show'

CBS began to introduce the next host of the "Late Show," Stephen Colbert, by having current host David Letterman interview him and take a selfie together on Tuesday night.

Biden meets with leaders in Ukraine

REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine calls for more anti-terror measures

Ukraine's acting President called on law enforcement agencies to renew anti-terror measures across the country, citing the discovery of two tortured bodies near the city of Slaviansk.

One of the victims was Vladimir Rybak, Oleksandr Turchynov said. R...

Albert Pujols, 500th home run

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Pujols belts 500th career homer

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 500th homer of his career on Tuesday night in the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals.

Obama in Oso Washington

REUTERS/Larry Downing

Obama vows government support post-landslide

Calling their grit, resiliency and sense of community an inspiration to all Americans, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday that those impacted by last month's deadly landslide in Washington won't be forgotten -- least of all by the federal govern...

Perry tours disaster zone in West, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry's Office

2013 fertilizer plant blast 'preventable'

The 2013 fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and wounded another 226 in West, Texas, "should never have occurred," the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Tuesday.

Though the board's report says that at least 14 people were kille...

Pennsylvania school ring drug bust

WPVI

DA: Drug ring at Penn. schools busted

Two young men, a bunch of subordinates, one master plan: Take over the drug trade at some of Pennsylvania's best schools.

Authorities announced Tuesday that they were able to foil this ambitious effort -- unearthing marijuana, hash oil, cocaine, ecsta...

Tim Zickuhr

REUTERS/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department/Handout via Reuters

Former 'Ice Road Truckers' driver arrested

A former cast member of "Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads" allegedly kidnapped a prostitute in Las Vegas, a police report said.

Tim Zickuhr, who appeared as a driver in episodes of the History Channel show in 2011, was arrested on kidnapping, extort...

Malaysia Flight 370 New Zealand aircraft search

REUTERS/Richard Polden

MH370: More than 45 days into the search

A month and a half ago -- 46 days -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished over the southern Indian Ocean.

The milestone is a somber one because it now allows attorneys to move in. There's a 45-day federal law that says American lawyers have to wait t...

South Korea ferry prayers

Will Ripley/CNN

Young Sewol worker hailed as heroine

The number of crew members charged is rising, and so is the anger that families feel.

But there's one crew member they are leaving out: Park Jee Young, 22, who by witness accounts helped passengers escape and distributed life jackets -- one after the...

Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri

REUTERS/Yemeni Police/Handout

U.S. involved in Yemen anti-terror operation

The United States offered extensive assistance beyond drone strikes during a massive anti-terror operation in Yemen, including flying Yemeni commandos to a site where they killed scores of suspected al Qaeda members, a U.S. official said.

U.S. Special...

Jumbo jet wheels

REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Official: Stowaway teen wanted to see his mom

A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

He remains in a hospital in Hawaii,...

Supreme Court

Chris Turner/CNN

Michigan affirmative action ban upheld

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan law banning the use of racial criteria in college admissions, a key decision in an unfolding legal and political battle nationally over affirmative action.

The justices found 6-2 that a lower court did no...

Rand Paul

Eric Thayer/Reuters

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is...

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

San Jose to Maui

CNN

Teen stowaway signals 'big security breach'

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop aboard the bottom of a plane?

That's the question many are asking after a 15-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jos...

Steubenville High School

CNN

Coach gets 10 days in Steubenville rape case

An assistant high school football coach was found guilty of two misdemeanors in connection with the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case that captured national attention in 2012, the state attorney general's office said Tuesday.

Matt Belardine, a volunteer c...

Trey_Radel_113th_Congress

GOP primary to fill seat after cocaine...

Four Republican candidates are facing off Tuesday in a primary in southwestern Florida for a seat left open by the resignation of a congressman following a cocaine scandal.

MH370 search

CNN

MH370: Australian official tells what's next

Australian officials are hammering out a new agreement put forward by the Malaysian government that will set out critical guidelines in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

B31 iceberg

NASA

Iceberg is twice the size of Atlanta

A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the ocean off Antarctica and could threaten shipping during the Antarctic winter, scientists say.

The ice island, known as iceberg B31, covers 255 square miles and could be...

Guns 2

Gregg Canes/CNN

Gun silencer sales are booming

Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.

Boy Scouts badge

David Manning/Reuters

Boy Scouts pull charter over gay leader

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church that refused to fire its pack's gay scoutmaster, according to a letter written by the organization's general counsel and provided to CNN by the church.

Steubenville High School

CNN

Coach to plead in Steubenville rape case

A volunteer assistant football coach at Steubenville High School in Ohio is expected to plead no contest Tuesday to two of the four counts he faces in connection with the rape case in the town that captured national attention, a spokesman with the st...

Chris Christie out

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Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated his well-known opposition to legalizing marijuana in his state, and sharply criticized one that has done just that - Colorado.