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The National Weather Service is calling the tornado that ripped through Moore, OK, a top-of-the-scale EF-5. On Monday, the NWS initially said the storm was an EF-4, but after assessing on the ground, they used the word "incredible" to describe the damage done by the powerful storm and upgraded its rating. Comment?
Much of Washington's focus since his second inauguration has been on gun control and immigration. Comment?
... and the Pages posting window will appear with the title and text already filled in. Sen. James Inhofe, a Republican from Oklahoma, argued that there is no comparison between Hurricane Sandy relief, which he voted against last fall, and aid for his ... Comment?
... in this together." "You drag America with you to your fate," he continued. "So, I want this future: I want a Republican Party that has returned to its senses and is strong and a worthy adversary in a strong America that has done right by its people ... Comment?
... is career when Congress debates emergency funding for disaster aid. Scholtes points out that Coburn was one of 36 Republican senators who voted against disaster funding for Superstorm Sandy in January. Comment?
It was a rare moment in relations between the media and the government: In 2008, FBI Director Robert Mueller called the top editors at The New York Times and The Washington Post to apologize because the bureau had improperly obtained reporters' telephone records four years earlier. Comment?
Tensions between the Obama administration and the press were strained further Monday by news that the Justice Department had targeted a Fox News reporter as a criminal co-conspirator over national security leaks. Comment?
... of the situation in early May 2012. "Mr. Miller, that's a lie by omission," said Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, top Republican on the Finance committee. "There's no question about that in my mind. It's a lie by omission and you kept it from people who ... Comment?
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz failed to knock out problematic provisions in the Senate's "Gang of Eight" immigration bill Tuesday, but not before warning that the bill could make immigration worse. Comment?
Apple CEO Tim Cook, center, flanked by Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's chief financial officer, left, and Phillip A. Bullock, Apple's head of Tax Operations, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent subcommittee on Investigations hearing ... (more) Comment?
... Dharapak) Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. left, accompanied by the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, questions ousted IRS Chief Steve Miller, former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, and J. Russell ... Comment?
Two men attempted to pry open a car door to check for victims in a business parking lot in Moore. Comment?
'Everything Is Going to Work Out,' Oklahoma Surviv...: Survivors cope in the aftermath of tornado devastation in Oklahoma, salvaging what they can as they face a new future. Comment?
Jimmy Hodges helps Chad Heltcel and his wife Cassidi salvage the wreckage of Chad Heltcel's family home Tuesday, which was destroyed Monday when a tornado moved through Moore, Okla. Comment?
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has established a disaster relief fund to help with the long-term medical, emotional and educational needs of victims of tornados that have ravaged central Oklahoma in recent days. Comment?
Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman , a George W. Bush appointee who ran the tax agency when low-level employees wrongly singled out conservative groups for special scrutiny , testified on Tuesday before Congress for the first time since the scandal erupted on May 10. Comment?
... 6 weeks a few weeks later. Meanwhile, an anti-abortion lawmaker from Arizona has been trying to export the law. Republican Congressman Trent Franks introduced a bill last week that would impose a 20-week ban in Washington, DC as well. Reproductive ... Comment?
The Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on an amendment that would reduce price supports for sugar production. Comment?
Describing the tornado that swept across the Oklahoma plains as "one of the most destructive storms in history," President Barack Obama said Tuesday the state "needs to get everything it needs right away" to recover from the devastating twister. Comment?
A demolished home with the car flipped over is all that remains left behind in the damage from the tornado that hit the area near 149th and Drexel on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Comment?