Tuesday, June 13, 2006

  • Federal Prosecutors Decide Not to Indict Karl Rove in CIA Leak Case

    Rove05

    Federal prosecutors have decided not to charge President Bush’s top advisor Karl Rove with any crimes in the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame. The prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has made no official statement but Rove’s attorney said early this morning that Fitzgerald announced the decision in a letter to him on Monday. [includes rush transcript]

  • Gaza Physician, British Journalist Refute Reported Israeli Military Investigation that Clears IDF, Blames Hamas for Deadly Beach Attack

    Palgirl

    Nine Palestinians, including two children, have been killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza Tuesday. We go to Gaza to speak with a reporter for the London Independent as well as a Palestinian physician who was at the hospital that received many of the victims of Friday’s deadly explosion on a beach in Northern Gaza that left eight Palestinians dead. The two contradict the reported findings of an Israel Defense Forces panel that concludes the IDF was not responsible for Friday’s bombing. [includes rush transcript]

  • "Confronting Confinement": Bi-Partisan Commission Criticizes Size, Conditions and Racial Make-Up of U.S. Prison System

    Prison01

    The Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons argues the country’s prison system has fallen victim to overcrowding; overzealous incarceration; abuse; unaccountability and inadequate health care. Among its recommendations are to dramatically reduce the use of physical force and prisoner segregation. It also calls on expanding prisoner access to Medicare and Medicaid. [includes rush transcript]

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.