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Fox News Reporter James Rosen Caught Up In Federal Probe
There is word of another controversial leak investigation by the Department of Justice. The target is Fox News reporter James Rosen, who was monitored by the department after breaking a story about North Korea's nuclear weapons program in 2009.
Unclear Laws May Have Contributed to Tax-Exempt Controversy
IRS and Treasury officials can expect a hard time in their appearances on Capitol Hill Tuesday. A key question that so far has not gotten much attention: How did it come to be that social welfare organizations became vehicles for political activity?
Young People Cast Out Of Italy's Welfare System
In Italy, the youth jobless rate is nudging 40 percent, a record high in post-war history. Demographer Stefano Rosina says the Italian welfare system has always been skewed toward the middle-aged and elderly, leaving Italian youths with no political or trade union representation.
Tumblr Users Urge New Owner Yahoo To Keep The Site Weird
When news of Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr first hit, Tumblr users took their reactions online. The posts were quirky and sharp with plenty of worry about the future.
JPMorgan Shareholders Consider Splitting CEO, Chairman Jobs
In Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase holds its annual shareholder meeting. They will vote on a key measure: Whether to strip CEO Jamie Dimon of his title of chairman of the board. A growing number of companies have split the CEO and chairman roles.
Kids Pitch Business Ideas To Warren Buffett
The kids competed in "The Secret Millionaire's Club" — an entrepreneurial contest tied to a web and cable series featuring a cartoon Warren Buffett. Thousands competed. Eight of them, ranging from age seven to 16, got to meet Buffett and present their ideas.
Massive Tornado Takes Aim At Moore, Oklahoma
It's been a difficult night for rescuers in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Crews have been digging through what's left of neighborhoods searching for survivors after Monday's deadly tornado.
Storm Chasers: How Experts Track Storms
The storm that tore through parts of Okalahoma City and neighboring areas Monday is being called one of the worst tornadoes in history. David Greene talks to storm chaser Josh Wurman, who is the director of the Center for Severe Weather Research, and he studies tornadoes.
Death Toll Expected To Rise After Monster Twister In Okla.
Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., took a direct hit by a massive tornado Monday. Children from the school are among the dozens confirmed dead.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliners Take Flight Again
A Boeing Dreamliner took off Monday — it was a United Airlines flight from Houston to Chicago. This was the first time the fuel friendly jet was back in U.S. skies in nearly five months. The 787 planes had been grounded since January because of battery problems, which cost United roughly $11 million in revenue.