You are reading this online and Uncle Sam probably knows it. If you call your friends about the story, the government knows what number you called. These latest scandals about government investigating its own citizens are blowing up across Washington like early fireworks, with one of the most explosive results coming from one of Obama's biggest allies.
President Obama's nominee to replace Susan Rice as the next U.N. ambassador is running into early opposition from conservative Jewish groups and at least one outspoken Republican senator, as she prepares for what could be a tough confirmation.
On a radio show they hosted called "The Pursuit of Happiness," John Littig and Lynne Rosen urged listeners to embrace spontaneity. A shocking decision the couple made together appeared more methodical: Police say they killed themselves side by side as part of a suicide pact.
Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast, slamming the state with rain and wind Thursday, as it edged toward the coast of Georgia and the Carolinas.