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Gov. Chris Christie began his second term facing both a winter storm and a political storm over the bridge scandal and more. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
Governor Chris Christie's political path has been abruptly slowed by the bridge traffic scandal in New Jersey.
A train carrying oil in North Dakota derailed, causing a massive explosion.
Three teens in Duncan, Oklahoma, face charges in the death of an Australian college baseball player. The small town's chief of police tells CNN's Jake Tapper about the teens' prior records and other details from the crime.
Former NTSB official Peter Goelz responds to new claims made by a documentary about the cause of TWA Flight 800's crash.
RELATED STORY: Filmmaker asserts new evidence on crash of TWA Flight 800
CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with a passenger who helped subdue a man making poison claims during a United Airlines flight.
National Security Agency Director Gen. Army Gen. Keith Alexander told Congress on Wednesday dozens of potential terror attacks were prevented because of secret surveillance of phone records and other similar programs.
Current and former government officials are coming forward to defend the NSA's tactics, which a former agency contractor, Edward Snowden, said he leaked to the media.FULL STORY
By Jake Tapper, CNN Chief Washington Correspondent
(CNN)– The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
The exchanges detailing discussions between top Obama administration officials from multiple agencies suggest the CIA took the lead in developing talking points to describe the attack last September 11 that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.