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Sharyl Attkisson's computers compromised

Sharyl Attkisson, the Emmy-award winning CBS News investigative reporter, says that her personal and work computers have been compromised and are under investigation.<p>"I can confirm that an intrusion of my computers has been under some investigation on my end for some months but I'm not prepared to …

NOAA still plans forecaster furloughs

Congress isn’t rushing to stave off looming furloughs for federal weather forecasters, even after they issued tornado warnings credited with saving countless lives in Oklahoma.<p>Some lawmakers are open to looking at sequestration’s effects on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, home …

King sees disaster relief 'hypocrisy'

New York Rep. Peter King on Tuesday said he’s willing to overlook the “hypocrisy” of lawmakers who opposed aid for his state in the wake of Superstorm Sandy but might support funding for tornado-stricken Oklahoma.<p>“I think there’s a lot of hypocrisy involved here, [Sen. James] Inhofe saying Sandy …

Calibrating The Outrage-o-Meter

At the risk of stating the obvious, one big reason the James Rosen and AP controversies have become front page news is that “the news” is a key …

Immigration bill clears hurdle with 13-5 approval by Senate committee

A sweeping bill to overhaul the nation's immigration system cleared its first major hurdle late Tuesday night, with the 18-member committee charged with completing a first round of legislative edits voting to advance the amended bill to the full Senate.<p>The vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee was …