The Associated Press
  • President Barack Obama speaks on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday May 15, 2013.

    Deflecting a barrage of criticism over the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, political activity at the IRS, and a govt. search of journalists' phone records.

    LAST UPDATE : May 15, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT
  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, former National Intelligence Service director Won Sei-hoon, center, leaves Supreme Prosecutors' Office after being summoned, in Seoul, South Korea. The scandal shaking up South Korea’s main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone with an Internet connection could pull off. And the target was not Seoul’s opaque rival to the north, but the country’s own people. Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary South Koreas, b

    Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary S.Koreans, but actually from National Intelligence Service agents, allegedly boosted President Park Geun-hye.

    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT
  • The Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran, an America's Cup entry from Sweden, lies capsized after flipping over during training in San Francisco Bay on Thursday, May 9, 2013, in San Francisco. Artemis Racing said Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist from Great Britain, died after the capsized boat's platform trapped him underwater for about 10 minutes. Behind are the historic buildings of the Angel Island internment camp.

    The British sailor drowned when Artemis' high-tech catamaran capsized and trapped him underwater for more than 10 minutes while on a practice run in the bay.

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT