- Making News: President Bush Addresses Escalating Oil Prices
With soaring gas prices expected to jump even higher through the summer, President Bush today suspended deposits to national security petroleum reserves to relieve pressure at the pump. Kevin Hall, national economic correspondent for Knight Ridder Newspapers, expands on some of the President's other temporary measures and their possible impact at the pump and in our pocket.
- Reporter's Notebook: Did Fired CIA Officer Mary McCarthy Do the Right Thing?
Intelligence officer Mary McCarthy was fired last week after allegedly leaking classified information about CIA covert prisons in Eastern Europe to the Washington Post. Dana Priest subsequently won a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on the prisons. Where does an intelligence agent go with information (s)he deems important to public knowledge but which the agency wants to remain classified. We hear from a reporter following the case and two former CIA officers.
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