Wednesday May 9, 2012 Happening Now

Good Morning!

A surprising development in the busted terror plot targeting a U.S.-bound airliner. Turns out the suicide bomber sent on the mission by Al Qaeda was a double agent. The New York Times calling it "an extraordinary intelligence coup." It's raising some new questions, though, about how much federal officials revealed.. or did not reveal.. about the plot. Catherine Herridge is on that today.

1000EDT -- House Judiciary Cmte holds FBI Oversight hearing with FBI Dir Mueller testifying. LIVE

There were several elections yesterday:

Mitt Romney swept three primaries. He won delegates in Indiana, North Carolina and West Virginia as he continues his march towards the nomination. He'll be headed west for campaign rallies today in Colorado and Oklahoma.

Longtime Indiana Senator Richard Lugar was voted out of office last night in a GOP senate primary in Indiana. Richard Mourdock won. He will face Rep Joe Donnelly in November.

North Carolina approved a measure reiterating that marriage is between a man and a woman.

Dems also picked a candidate to run against Governor Walker in a recall election. He is Democrat Tom Barrett. It's a rematch of the 2010 race.

A controversial nuclear power plant in California getting new scrutiny today after more than 1300 tubes that carry radioactive water were found to be damaged.

A new AP poll shows the Afghanistan war is losing support. Just 27% now say they back our efforts in Afghanistan.

The House Armed Services Committee is pushing ahead with a 2013 defense budget that restores billions to President Obama's defense budget.. They're also considering back a plan to put a missile defense site on the east coast of the U.S. We'll monitor for fireworks.

A manhunt for a dangerous suspect intensifies in Tennessee and Mississippi today. The man is suspected of killing a TN woman and her teenage daughter and then taking off with two of the woman's younger girls.

It's day 13 of the campaign finance trial against John Edwards. His former speech writer will retake the stand.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.