The IRS stopped using private tax collectors in 2009 after determining that agency employees could do a better job.
The deal was announced Tuesday by mediators who have been negotiating privately with all parties in Detroit's bankruptcy.
President Obama has shaved a few years off the sentence of a federal inmate who mistakenly received a longer prison term because of a typo -- a typo that would have meant three-and-a-half more years in prison if it hadn't been caught.
The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up mercury, arsenic, acid gases and other dangerous air pollutants.
Colorado drivers claim they're being unjustly targeted by police officers in other states who are singling them out because of their state's recent legalization of marijuana.
Tensions simmered Tuesday in the standoff between federal land managers and a Nevada rancher -- but the feds are being coy about how far they'll go to pursue Cliven Bundy as both sides regroup for their next move.
Uncle Sam’s haul this year is going to be enormous. What does all that buy you?