• House Judiciary Committee members, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, left, and Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., are sworn in Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, prior to testifying before the Judiciary Committee's hearing on allegations of misconduct against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    House panel hearing lawmaker who wants IRS chief impeached

    WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS chief John Koskinen should be impeached for misleading lawmakers probing his agency’s admitted mistreatment of conservative groups and allowing damaging evidence to be destroyed, a leading House Republican said Tuesday as he pressed his case before Congress.

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    Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 145th day of 2016. There are 221 days left in the year.

  • In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, Democratic mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner makes his concession speech in midtown New York after losing the election to Bill de Blasio. Weiner is the subject of a documentary by Elyse Steinberg and Josh Kriegman, opening Friday, May 20, 2016, in limited release. (AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)

    ‘Weiner’ explores nuance in disgraced politician’s scandal

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg had always intended to try to elevate disgraced politician Anthony Weiner’s story above the sensationalism of the sexting scandal that effectively ended his congressional career. What they didn’t know, however, was that it was going to happen again while they were filming.

  • In this Wednesday, May 11, 2016 photo, residents walk past giant tarpaulins of presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte at his hometown in Davao city, southern Philippines. A bold campaign promise to eradicate crimes and corruption within six months and his iron-fist approach to law and order helped catapult the longtime mayor to the presidency, but Duterte's anti-crime reputation is also a political baggage that would haunt him now as he comes under the spotlight. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Bloody anti-crime purge may haunt next Philippine president

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Nine years ago, Father Amado Picardal helped bury a teenager from a slum family who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in the southern Philippine city of Davao. The death was among hundreds in the large port city blamed on an anti-crime purge some believed was secretly run by its mayor, Rodrigo Duterte.