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This page is under development. Livestrong without Lance: a charity that doesn’t contribute to cancer research, July 21, 2013 Undercover Investigation into Republican freshmen fundraising, March 16, 2012 Part of 2013 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting Suing to stop terror funding, April 21, 2013 Exclusive: Animal care problems at the Smithsonian National Zoo, Dec. 10, […]

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Red Cross Links

Winner of 2003 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting Alleged waste, fraud or abuse of 9/11 donated funds July 29, 2002 Part 2: Red faces at the Red Cross after internal 9/11 donation audit July 30, 2002 Part 3: Battle inside the Red Cross July 31, 2002 Share      

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The National Zoo Loses Another Animal

It’s been a tough few years for the Smithsonian National Zoo when it comes to the animals. A two-part report I produced for CBS News last December recounted a host of problems as told by zoo insiders, some of whom were distraught over what they say as preventable injuries and deaths. While the zoo business […]

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Cigars, Casinos and Tanning Beds: Campaign Expenses?

Was the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption doing its job too well? According to an article by City & State, the commission questioned hundreds of thousand of dollars in expenses by elected officials in New York State. These reportedly included money spent on cigars, tanning beds, salons and casinos. Then, before the commission could complete […]

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IG says NY Medicaid Improperly Took $60.8 million Tax Dollars–“Pay it Back”

A new report from the HHS Inspector General faulted New York State’s Department of Health for improperly claiming $60.8 million in federal tax dollars for unallowed expenses.  The IG recommends the state pay federal taxpayers back. Will that happen?   Share      

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Did ex-White House Official Contradict ex-CIA Official’s Sworn Testimony on Benghazi?

Did the former spokesman for President Obama’s National Security Staff (NSS) contradict accounts of other Obama officials, including sworn testimony before Congress, regarding the administration’s talking points on the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks? The question arose Thursday when Fox News anchor Brett Baier questioned former NSS spokesman Tommy Vietor. During the interview, Vietor […]

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Internal Emails: State Dept. Immediately Attributed Benghazi Attacks to Terrorist Group

A newly-released government email indicates that within hours of the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya; the State Department had already concluded with certainty that the Islamic militia terrorist group Ansar al Sharia was to blame. The private, internal communication directly contradicts the message that President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, […]

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“Under Attack: Reporters and Their Sources”

Leading investigative journalists warn of constricted press freedoms under Obama ​Administration “The Obama administration is trying to narrow the playing field for reporters,” said New York Times reporter James Risen at the ​2014 Logan Investigative Reporting Symposium in Berkeley, ​California. ​The theme of this year’s conference was: “Under Attack: ​Reporters and Their Sources.” Risen, who […]

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White House Directed Incorrect Benghazi Narrative Newly-released emails: “Video” to blame, “not a broader failure or policy.”

Newly-released documents reveal direct White House involvement in steering the public narrative about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, toward that of a spontaneous protest that never happened. One of the operative documents, which the government had withheld from ​Congress and reporters for a year and a half, is an internal September 14, ​2012 email to […]

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Repubs want select Benghazi Committee, Dems want investigation ended

Today, three Republican U.S. Senators and one Representative who feel stymied on their investigation into the Benghazi, Libya Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks are calling for House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) to convene a Select Congressional Committee. More Benghazi coverage here ​ ​ There have been multiple hearings in the nearly 17 months since the […]

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