Pence is on a 10-day Asia trip that will also take him to Indonesia and Australia.
The IRS so far has processed 101 million tax returns from individuals and about 80 percent have qualified for refunds.
US Supreme Court rejected Arkansas’ request to allow the state to conduct its first execution since 2005.
An Ohio man who sold heroin laced with an elephant tranquilizer that caused more than two dozen overdoses in West Virginia was sentenced to more than 18 years in federal prison Monday.
However analysts with the fuel price-tracking website GasBuddy.com believe the national average could hit its peak for the year in the next few weeks.
The Associated Press has calculated each state’s per-capita tax bill using data from the IRS and population estimates from the Census Bureau. Indiana ranks in the bottom half
U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted the inmates stays of execution on Saturday, but she rejected their arguments that too little time between executions violated their constitutional rights. Arkansas originally planned to execute eight inmates between Monday and April 27.
The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death in his car Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania, ending a multistate manhunt.
The change comes after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was dragged from a fully-booked United Express flight in Chicago because he refused to give up his seat to make room for crew members.
The joint U.S.-South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. Pence’s visit, full of Cold War symbolism, comes amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula.
Tens of thousands of faithful braved heavy security checks — and, later, a brief downpour from what had been sunny skies — to enter St. Peter’s Square where Francis celebrated Mass
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be among the 10,000 to 20,000 people expected at the Blacksburg campus for the solemn occasion.
Vice President Mike Pence lands in South Korea to start 10 day Asian trip.
BP spokesman Brett Clanton says that “based on an overflight with infrared cameras, the release appears to be contained to the gravel pad surrounding the wellhead and has not reached the tundra.”
A federal judge said the men have the right to challenge a drug protocol that could expose them to “severe pain.”
Three spectators were killed and more than 260 others wounded when two bombs planted near the finish line exploded on April 15, 2013.
Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said that both mom and calf are doing fine.
President Donald Trump has been vague about the options he might employ to deal with North Korea, and it may be up to Vice President Mike Pence to fill in the details.
The company says if the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child’s body and cause intestinal obstructions that can result in severe discomfort, vomiting and dehydration.
The 77 firefighters who fought the blaze had trouble reaching the roof of the shopping complex. It took 19 minutes to quell the flames.