David Halberstam, the Pulitzer Prize-winner author and reporter who wrote about the Vietnam War, died in a car crash Monday at the age of 73. Writer Gay Talese discusses his impact on journalism.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales fielded tough questions about the firing of eight U.S. attorneys at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. Committee leaders Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Arlen Specter, R-Pa., discuss his testimony.
The Pentagon announced that it will extend tours of U.S. servicemen to 15 months, while Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., defended his support of the Iraq war. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss these and other developments.
In a defeat for the Bush administration, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate carbon dioxide emissions from cars under the Clean Air Act.
A House panel Wednesday approved subpoenas for Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and Kyle Sampson, in the investigation into the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, but held off issuing them in hopes of avoiding a constitutional confrontation…
President Bush and Congress edged closer to confrontation Tuesday over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys and the future of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. A panel analyzes the situation and the role of an attorney general.
A bill mandating Iraq troop withdrawal failed in the Senate, former CIA agent Valerie Plame testified about the leaking of her name, and some called for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' resignation over the firing of federal prosecutors. Analysts mull these…
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame told a congressional committee Friday that her career ended when a columnist revealed her identity and that she did not recommend her husband for a trip to Niger. The NewsHour provides extended excerpts of her…
President Bush reasserted his confidence in Alberto Gonzales Wednesday, amid calls for the attorney general to resign over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys. Legal analysts discuss the implications for Gonzales.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales admitted Tuesday that "mistakes were made" in the December firing of eight U.S. attorneys, but declined to resign over the controversy. Two senators discuss the day's developments.
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