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BP Agrees to $20 Billion in Escrow Funds
In their meeting with White House officials today, BP executives have agreed on a preliminary basis to provide $20 billion in funds to compensate those whose livelihoods have been devastated by the oil spill, sources tell ABC News.
Five Years After 9/11, How Safe Are We?
America's sense of security has never been the same since Sept. 11, 2001. "Every time we fly over ground zero and just the fact that the buildings are not there, it reminds you. You get upset every time you see that giant emptiness," said Fernando Almeida, a detective with the New York City Police
9/11 Commissioners Debate ABC Entertainment Movie, Iraq, War on Terror
In an exclusive appearance on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," four of the 10 members of the 9/11 Commission commemorated the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, calling for more to be done to protect the country, and splitting along party lines as to
Five Years Later: Are We Safer?
Good morning everyone as we approach the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks this morning are headliners are the people who know more about those attacks and how America has responded. And just about anyone else in the country. 9/11 commissioners Jamie Gorelick Richard John and chairman Tom Kane
White House Official Defends CIA Pick
The White House shot back today against critics from both sides of the aisle who have labeled its pick to lead the CIA the "wrong man" for the job. President Bush formally introduced Gen. Michael Hayden this morning as his choice to replace Porter Goss as the agency's director. Democrats and
CIA Front-Runner: Wrong Man, Wrong Time?
Gen. Michael Hayden has yet to be nominated, but already lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about President Bush's leading candidate to be the next CIA director. Hayden ran the National Security Agency from 1999 until last year. He has since spoken out in support of the NSA's
Domestic Spying Lawsuits Face Uphill Battle
The lawsuits filed by two civil rights groups may face uphill challenges in trying to end the Bush administration's domestic spying program. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed separate lawsuits in federal courts in Detroit and New York City. Both
Former 9/11 Commissioner: 'We're Less Safe'
The 9/11 Public Discourse Project will release a "report card" Monday on how well the government has implemented the 41 recommendations made by the federal 9/11 commission in July 2004 -- and it's not going to be a good one, says former 9/11 commissioner Jamie Gorelick. "No parent would be pleased