Lawmakers kept bickering over the origin of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups applying for tax-exempt status, as Republicans sought to refocus public outrage toward a controversy that has ... more 
Lawmakers kept bickering over the origin of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups applying for tax-exempt status, as Republicans sought to refocus public outrage toward a controversy that has diminished in recent weeks. Afghanistan's parliament passed a law this week lowering the proportion of provincial council seats reserved for women, the latest in a string of setbacks for the country's women. Vice President Joe Biden said the United States is ready to engage in dialogue with North Korea, but only if Pyongyang (PEONG-YEN) is prepared for "genuine" negotiations and commits to giving up its nuclear ambitions. less 
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