On our radar screen: Oklahoma City bombing, drug use among troops

By Gordon Witkin and R. Jeffrey Smith

Items worth reading: A new investigative look into the Oklahoma City bombing, and increasing drug use among active-duty troops.

As FEMA funds run out, senators from states with most disasters oppose funding bill

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Some senators supported disaster aid before they voted against it

Excerpts from this story referencing "Senate":

"… rs remaining to get the agency through the end of the fiscal year.But most Senate Republicans and the GOP-controlled House of Representatives balked at the …"

"… of extra FEMA funds should be paid for by cuts elsewhere. On Sept. 13, the Senate advanced a stand-alone bill by a mostly party-line 61 to 38 vote.Sen. Lama …"

"… y penny of disaster aid that the President declares and FEMA certifies.” Senate Democrats objected to Republican proposals to offset increased FEMA costs …"

"… offset to what is an important disaster assistance bill.”On Monday, the Senate passed a package to avert a government shutdown after stripping some of th …"

Memo suggests FBI had mole inside ABC News in 1990s

By John Solomon and Aaron Mehta

Agents treated reporter like informant, raising question: Who else?

Excerpts from this story referencing "Oklahoma City bombing":

"… borated tip that the network had obtained during its early coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing.The journalist, whose name is not disclosed in the document labeled “sec …"

"… at a source within the Saudi Arabian Intelligence Service advised that the Oklahoma City bombing was sponsored by the Iraqi Special Services who contracted seven (7) forme …"

"… n to check out information and tips from sources.  In the heat of the Oklahoma City bombing, it would not be unusual for me or any journalist to run information by a …"

"… ertain the validity of the information suggesting Iraqi involvement in the Oklahoma City bombing.Bureau officials said it was possible that over the years other reporters …"