- Making News: Senator Frist Subpoenaed by SEC over Stock Sale
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has been subpoenaed to turn over personal records and documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission. That-s according to today's Washington Post, which reports that it has to do with the Tennessee Republican-s sale of hospital stock just days before the price went down. Carrie Johnson is financial reporter for the Washington Post.
- Reporter's Notebook: Nation's Research Reactors Lack Sufficient Security
Tonight, ABC-s Prime Time Live is reporting what teams of journalism students discovered at research reactors around the country over the past few months. The story comes decades after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ordered elimination of weapons-grade fuel and stepped up security on university campuses. Brian Ross is the investigative reporter for ABC News who put it all together.
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