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 "Oklahoma":

"… out of cash, an iWatch News analysis reveals.The top two states, Texas and Oklahoma, combined for more than a quarter of the Federal Emergency Management Agen …"

"… tion to increase the fund without offsets. One of them, Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, said to do so would be “unconscionable.”Along with Texas (75 disaster …"

"… to do so would be “unconscionable.”Along with Texas (75 disasters) and Oklahoma (45), seven other states also had 10 or more disasters declared since the …"

"… ng for offsets is nothing new. Becky Bernhardt, deputy press secretary for Oklahoma Sen. Coburn, pointed to the Oklahoma City bombing case. “The 1995 emerge …"

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 "journalist":

"… once-classified FBI memo reveals that the bureau treated a senior ABC News journalist as a potential confidential informant in the 1990s, pumping the reporter t …"

"… rk had obtained during its early coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing.The journalist, whose name is not disclosed in the document labeled “secret,” not onl …"

"… a confidential source, according to the FBI memo — a possible breach of journalistic ethics if he or she did not have the source’s permission.The ABC emplo …"

"… d in the hours just after the 1995 terrorist attack by Timothy McVeigh.The journalist “advised that a source within the Saudi Arabian Intelligence Service adv …"