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On Tuesday afternoon, Megyn Kelly tackled the story about CBS' Sharyl Attkisson's work and home computers being hacked. Kelly and former prosecutor Andrew McCarthy tried to connect the dots when it came to the motive of who may have been behind the hacking — and who's capable of doing it. Show More Summary
Atlanta's Fox 5 News anchor Buck Lanford got off to rough start this week when he found himself at a loss for what the top story of the daytime broadcast would be. He started teasing an update on the weather before realizing he was headed somewhere decidedly darker.
A contentious exchange erupted on Twitter on Monday into Tuesday in which Vanity Fair editor Kurt Eichenwald and The Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald battled over the prudence of publishing leaks relating to the National Security Agency’s communications monitoring programs. Show More Summary
Washington, DC juggernaut Politico has more than its share of detractors, who abhor the site's sizzle-over-steak approach and outsize influence. In an interview with The New Republic's Isaac Chotiner, founding editors Jonathan Harris and Jim VandeHei, gave those detractors a big bone to chew on by articulating their mission in Carpaccio-cold terms. Show More Summary
WABC-7 meteorologist Bill Evans and his wife are both facing third-degree assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from a May argument in their Old Greenwich, Conn., residence. The couple, reportedly in the midst of a divorce, had an "altercation" at their home on May 4. Show More Summary
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) let it be known loud and clear which side of the "hero" vs. "traitor" debate she falls on when it comes to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. During her questions to NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander at Tuesday's House Intelligence Committee hearing, Bachmann called Snowden a "traitor" and urged the agency to figure out how the leaks were allowed to happen.
Bill Ayers believes President Obama has been a "failure" and should be tried for "war crimes" along with all living presidents who have engaged in acts of "terrorism" abroad. Sitting down for an episode of RealClearPolitics' "Morning...Show More Summary
Recently, Bill Maher caused a stir when reports surfaced about him referring to Sarah Palin's youngest child Trig, who has Down Syndrome, as "retarded." Palin immediately fired back. But on Monday night, Maher took to Twitter to take a swipe at Palin herself — specifically, her much-publicized return to Fox News.
Two months after President Obama admonished members of the Senate for failing to pass gun safety measures including expanded background checks, Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address on the issue from the White House beginning at approximately 1pm ET.
During Tuesday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing, NSA Director Keith Alexander was asked to explain the process that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act courts go through before approving a request to access the content of those communications. Show More Summary
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Last week we saw Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) reviving the Todd Akin "legitimate rape" argument, but now one of Franks' Republican colleagues may have gone even further to defend the 20-week abortion ban making its way through the House....Show More Summary
According to a recent study from the Pew Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, the news media is more likely to present positive views of same-sex marriage than hostile ones; and the positive stories outnumber the "balanced" ones as well. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, during a House Intelligence Committee hearing into the revelations surrounding the National Security Agency’s monitoring of American communications, members of the intelligence community testified about the success of these programs in thwarting potential terror events. Show More Summary
Appearing on TruNews talk radio this week, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) agreed with host Rick Wiles that Congress ought to revisit questions about the validity of President Obama's birth certificate in light of the recent scandals involving the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice.
National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander will sit before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday for a rare hearing that might include new information about the federal government's surveillance programs.
Fox & Friends' Gretchen Carlson found herself at odds with co-host Steve Doocy and fill-in Eric Bolling on Tuesday, when called out hypocrisy of those who supported the Patriot Act under President Bush but haven't done so under President Obama. It's not disingenuous, Doocy contended, because Obama has stretched the surveillance so far that it's illegal.
An internal investigation recently revealed that CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s personal and work computers were hacked in a “sophisticated” way during the period in which she was pursuing stories critical of President Barack Obama's administration. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will present a progress report relating to new gun laws established in the wake of the massacre of children and teachers in Connecticut in December, 2012. The White House is preparing to restart the...Show More Summary
As Tuesday's Morning Joe roundtable sought to discuss President Obama's defense of NSA surveillance during his interview with Charlie Rose, Joe Scarborough grew frustrated — both with his co-host Mika Brzezinski as well as the left's response to the story. Candidate Obama was so "self-righteous" about Bush-era surveillance, he reminded.