The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday.
Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."
The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.
U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies and mining and chemicals companies trade higher. Banks are also gaining ground. Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to sell a business to Computer Sciences, and both stocks are jumping. European stocks are rising after a deal to get Greece more rescue loans.