The timeline for when senior White House officials knew about the IRS scandal seems to be shifting. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday that the president's counsel was told on April 24 about the preliminary findings of an IRS audit that showed tax officials unfairly targeted Tea Party groups applying for tax exempt status.
Revelations that the Department of Justice has been secretly spying on reporters should ring alarm bells for anyone concerned about their own privacy and freedom. Here's how journalists (and anyone) can keep prying marketers, hackers and the Feds out of their business.
An FBI spokeswoman says two agents who died while training off the Virginia Beach coast fell to their deaths during a "maritime counterterrorism exercise involving helicopters and a ship." The agents were part of the agency's elite hostage rescue team, a group known most recently for rescuing an Alabama boy from a kidnapper in an underground bunker.