How often does the IRS audit?

While the IRS accepts most tax returns, there are certain mistakes to avoid that may prompt the agency to take a closer look at your documents.

Here's why the Paris Olympics track is purple

While no specific profound significance has been attributed, event organizers assert that opting for a purple track enables them to depart from the customary color palette.

US military draft: What you need to know

While there isn't currently a draft in place, Congress and the president can reinstate the draft in the event of a national emergency or war that all-volunteer military can't adequately support.

6 things to know about the first space shuttle flight

Back on April 12, 1981, the space shuttle roared to life for the first time. Columbia lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying two astronauts – a moonwalker, John Young, and a rookie, Bob Crippen.