- Making News: Attorney General Gonzales Faces Senate Panel on Domestic Spying
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told the Senate Judiciary Committee today that both the law and the Constitution permit electronic surveillance of Americans without a court order. Some of the toughest questions came from Republican Committee Chair Arlen Spector of Pennsylvania who said surveillance without a court order is against the law. Mark Hosenball watched the proceedings for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Referees Play Critical Role in Super Bowl's Outcome
Statistics show that the Seattle Seahawks outplayed the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday by holding the ball longer and gaining more yards, but the Steelers came away with a 21-to-10 victory. NFL critics around the country are saying they can thank the officials. John Lindsay, sports reporter for Scripps Howard News Service, has more on the lingering controversy over yesterday's game and its officiating.
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