3:25am

Tue May 14, 2013
Law

Justice Department Secretly Obtains AP Phone Records

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 1:19 pm

The screen on the phone console at the reception desk at The Associated Press Washington bureau.
Jon Elswick AP

The Associated Press is protesting what it calls a massive and unprecedented intrusion into its gathering of news. The target of that wrath is the U.S. Justice Department, which secretly collected phone records for several AP reporters last year. The AP says it's caught in the middle of a Justice Department leak investigation.

The scope of the Justice Department subpoenas is what gives David Schultz, a lawyer for AP, pause.

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7:40pm

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial On Robbery-Kidnapping Conviction

O.J. Simpson appears at Monday's hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas.
Getty Images

O.J. Simpson, shackled and wearing a blue prison uniform, was back in court on Monday asking for a new trial in the 2008 robbery-kidnapping case that landed him in prison.

The Associated Press described 65-year-old football star and TV pitchman as "Looking grayer and heavier ... flanked by guards as he nodded and raised his eyebrows to acknowledge people he recognized in the audience."

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7:00pm

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Associated Press: Feds Secretly Obtained Reporter Phone Logs

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 7:04 am

Mario Tama Getty Images

The Associated Press news agency says that the Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of telephone records on 20 lines used by its reporters and editors.

The records covered April and May 2012, and according to the AP:

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6:55pm

Mon May 13, 2013
It's All Politics

Clinton White House Crisis Manager Dings Obama's Message Team

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 11:07 am

President Obama listens as British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during their joint news conference Monday.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Lanny J. Davis, a former special counsel for President Clinton, is a man who knows something about managing a White House crisis. And he isn't exactly impressed by how President Obama's aides have handled the fallout from numerous crises, from Solyndra to Benghazi and now with the Internal Revenue Service controversy.

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6:24pm

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

TV Psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers Dies At 85

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 6:08 am

Dr. Joyce Brothers in a January 16, 2004 in New York City.
Peter Kramer Getty Images

Dr. Joyce Brothers, whose long-running television show dispensed advice on life and relationships to her viewers, has died in New York at age 85, according to her publicist.

She died on Monday of natural causes, Sanford Brokaw said.

Brothers, who was a pioneer of the television advice show, first gained fame as a winning contestant on the television game show "The $64,000 Question" in 1955, becoming the only woman ever to win the top prize. The AP says:

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6:18pm

Mon May 13, 2013
It's All Politics

Exactly What Did The IRS Want To Know?

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 8:47 pm

Eric Wilson, head of the Kentucky 9/12 Project, portrays a representative of the tyrannical kingdom as he talks to children on the first night of Vacation Liberty School at a church in Georgetown, Ky., in 2010.
Ed Reinke AP

What would you do if the IRS wanted to see your interactions on social media?

At least one Tea Party group in Ohio received just such a request. As part of a broad inquiry for information about the group's activities after it had applied for tax-exempt status, the IRS wanted details about how the Ohio Liberty Coalition promotes or publicizes itself on social media such as Facebook.

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5:48pm

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Poll: Americans Split Over Benghazi Issue

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 7:17 pm

Americans appear to be split over the Obama administration's handling of the aftermath from the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.

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5:47pm

Mon May 13, 2013
All Tech Considered

ABC's Live Streaming Aimed At Keeping Cable Cords Intact

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 5:42 pm

A new iPad app lets viewers watch live ABC programming starting Tuesday in New York and Philadelphia.
ABC

There's another way television is moving online. Starting Tuesday, ABC will let viewers in New York and Philadelphia watch their local stations over the Internet. But this is not a way to cut your cable bill.

NPR's Dan Bobkoff discusses the change with All Things Considered co-host Audie Cornish.


Interview Highlights

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5:42pm

Mon May 13, 2013
WVAS Local

WVAS Local News

Governor Robert Bentley said he's thinking of sending a measure called the school accountability act back to lawmakers for some final adjustments.  Bentley said that he wants to clarify the purpose of the act, which will give tuition grants to students to transfer from failing schools in Alabama. 

Filings Sealed?

Attorneys representing former state Senator Lowell Barron are asking to seal all court filings related to his grand jury indictment.  Barron is accused of violating state ethics and campaign finance laws and says he did nothing wrong. 

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5:42pm

Mon May 13, 2013
WVAS Local

WVAS Local News

Governor Robert Bentley said he's thinking of sending a measure called the school accountability act back to lawmakers for some final adjustments.  Bentley said that he wants to clarify the purpose of the act, which will give tuition grants to students to transfer from failing schools in Alabama. 

Filings Sealed?

Attorneys representing former state Senator Lowell Barron are asking to seal all court filings related to his grand jury indictment.  Barron is accused of violating state ethics and campaign finance laws and says he did nothing wrong. 

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