A new report finds that IRS employees who failed to pay their taxes, misused travel cards or even committed fraud still received more than $2.8 million worth of bonuses between 2010 and 2012. About 1,000 IRS employees owe back taxes -- roughly one percent of the agency’s workforce. Nancy Cordes reports.
Eight days after a ferry sank off the South Korean coast, families of the missing wait for information to be posted that can help identify bodies recovered in the wreckage. There are so many funerals planned for students from one high school, that some families have been forced to go to neighboring cities to find accommodations for their services. Seth Doane reports.
Sherief Gaber was among the first wave of protesters in Tahrir Square three years ago helping to overthrow a 30-year dictatorship. But liberal activists were pushed aside when the Muslim Brotherhood swept the election, and again as the military overthrew the government. As Clarissa Ward reports, many activists are not willing to give up on democracy.
When 8-year-old Olivia McConnell decided her state needed an official fossil, she had no idea she was in for a fight. A bill set in motion by the young scientist that would designate the woolly mammoth as the official fossil of South Carolina hit a road block after some state senators insisted the creator of the mammoth should be recognized, as well. Wyatt Andrews reports.
President Barack Obama met Tuesday with families of victims of a deadly mudslide in Oso, Wash. One month after the disaster, the mud remains wet and deep in places that searchers are trying to access. While the death toll is lower than first feared, the loss is enormous for the small community. John Blackstone reports.
The Supreme Court heard arguments on a case that could affect how many people watch and pay for television. Aereo owns tens of thousands of tiny antennas which record local television broadcasts, and it makes programs available on mobile devices. But unlike cable and satellite companies, Aereo doesn't pay for the programming it sells. Chip Reid reports.