A report by the IRS's own watchdog shows senior IRS officials, including the acting commissioner, knew about the agency's targeting of conservative groups, making it clear that efforts went well beyond the branch initially blamed.
Committees from both the House and Senate vowed to investigate.
Bowing to President Bush's demands, the Senate approved and sent the White House a bill Wednesday to overhaul bitterly disputed rules on secret government eavesdropping and shield telecommunications companies from lawsuits complaining they helped the U.S. spy on Americans.
A Ugandan health official is challenging popular conceptions that his continentâ€™s devastating AIDS pandemic can only be solved through an increased use of condoms.
In the face of worldwide efforts to combat AIDS in Africa with contraceptives and treatment, the head of Ugandaâ€™s National AIDS Prevention Committee, the Rev. Sam Ruteikara, said worldwide efforts to combat AIDS in Africa with contraceptives are not as effective as the strategy that Uganda in particular has used successfully: the ABC Plan.