IRS recalls tens of thousands of workers and warns of heavy call volume, long waits

IRS recalls tens of thousands of workers and warns of heavy call volume, long...

The IRS will require some 46,000 employees to work without pay throughout the upcoming tax season to ensure returns are processed and refunds are mailed, the agency announced Tuesday in an updated plan for the government shutdown. That represents almost 60 percent of its 80,000-person workforce. And while the IRS will be adding staff to…
Fraternity member dies off-campus

Fraternity member dies off-campus

A fraternity at the University of California - Irvine is on interim suspension after one of its youngest members died, officials said. Noah Domingo, an initiated member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, died at an off-campus home on Saturday, the fraternity's national headquarters said. The 18-year-old died at about 3:30 a.m. at a private residence in…
High-end complex in Nairobi now secure after ‘suspected terror attack’: Officials

High-end complex in Nairobi now secure after ‘suspected terror attack’: Officials

Kenyan authorities said that all buildings have been secured and that the "situation is under control" after gunfire and explosions erupted at a high-end hotel complex in Nairobi Tuesday afternoon. Authorities are calling it a "suspected terror attack." "The security teams have evacuated scores of Kenyans and other nationalities from the buildings. We are now…
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97

Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97

Broadway theaters will dim their lights to honor the death of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of natural causes at 12:31…
Former Trump aide ‘still cooperating’ with Mueller: Court docs

Former Trump aide ‘still cooperating’ with Mueller: Court docs

Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign official and longtime business associate of Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, suggesting Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 campaign is marching forward. Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation…
Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Interested in Netflix? Add Netflix as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Netflix news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its video streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popular plan will…

Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 Census

Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending that officials ramrodded the…
Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Kenya’s capital

Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Kenya’s capital

Interested in Kenya? Add Kenya as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Kenya news, video, and analysis from ABC News. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it the latest terror attack in…
JPMorgan misses estimates, caused by trading troubles

JPMorgan misses estimates, caused by trading troubles

JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s fourth quarter profits badly missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, caused by difficulties in the bank's bond-trading business. The nation's largest bank said it earned $7.07 billion in the last three months of the year, or $1.98 per share, up from $4.23 billion, or $1.07 a share, in the same period a…
Brexit: Vote to take place in parliament as Britain’s future hangs in balance

Brexit: Vote to take place in parliament as Britain’s future hangs in balance

After two years of protracted negotiations, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal to take Britain out of the European Union is set to go before Parliament for a vote on Tuesday. Interested in Brexit? Add Brexit as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Brexit news, video, and analysis from ABC…

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