New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced Wednesday he would resign from office, after being linked to a prostitution ring on Monday. Spitzer cited "private failings" for his resignation. Legal experts examine the federal investigation that led to Spitzer's downfall.
Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on charges including bribery and racketeering. The NewsHour talks with a congressional reporter about the case and Jefferson's future.
Eight people, including four U.S. residents, were charged in a 50-count indictment with supporting, financing and relaying messages for a Palestinian militant group blamed for the deaths of more than 100 people in and around Israel.
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