IRS: Receiving little direction, the Internal Revenue Service's Cincinnati outpost faced difficulties handling groups seeking tax exemptions, The New York Times reports. "The IRS is pretty dysfunctional to begin with, and this case brought all those dysfunctions to their worst," said Paul Streckfus, a former IRS employee who runs a newsletter devoted to tax-exempt organizations.
Obama Plans: President Barack Obama on Thursday will discuss how he plans to bring the drone program and the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, military prison in line with the legal framework he said he would follow after taking office, The Washington Post reports.
Roberts Trip: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. was in Jamestown, N.Y., on Friday for the 10th anniversary of a center dedicated to the late Justice Robert Jackson, The Associated Press reports. Jackson's grandchildren gave Roberts a life-size bronze bust of Jackson. "It will occupy a place of great prominence at the court," Roberts said, "just as his portrait does."