That breaking news we reported on yesterday at a high school near Pittsburgh has an update. The 16 year old accused of stabbing 22 people at his school will be prosecuted as an adult. At least five were critically wounded. The teen has been charged with 4 counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault.
New evidence in the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. An Australian navy aircraft picked up a signal near where other searchers have heard sounds. It could be the plane's black boxes. 239 people are presumed dead when it is believed the plane went down somewhere in the Indian Ocean.
House GOP moving ahead with a budget that slashes spending. The Paul Ryan budget getting a lot of attention on the Hill.
A House committee expected to vote today to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a hearing into the alleged political targeting of Americans.
0900EDT -- House Oversight & Govt Reform Cmte holds markup of a resolution holding Lois Lerner, fmr IRS director of exempt orgs, in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions before Congress on May 22, 2013 and March 5, 2014, at a hearing entitled, "Targeting Americans for their Political Beliefs." LIVE
1100EDT -- Rep. Dave Camp, Sen. McConnell and others hold press conference on IRS abuses of conservative non-profits, attempts to censor political speech, implementations of Obamacare, and a wide range of other IRS-related topics. LIVE
There are 2 hearings into the U.S. potentially giving up control of the Internet. We'll monitor and turn sound.
0900EDT -- House Judiciary Subcmte on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet holds hearing on "Should the Dept of Commerce Relinquish Direct Oversight Over ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers IVE
0900EDT -- House Energy & Commerce Subcmte on Communications & Technology markup of H.R.4342, the "Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act of 2014." LIVE
There are also a couple of other hearings that could produce news for us today. Keep an ear and eye on these too:
0930EDT -- Senate Energy & Natural Resources Cmte holds hearing on "Keeping the lights on - Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the U.S. electric grid?" LIVE via LiveU
1000EDT -- Senate Finance Cmte holds hearing to "examine the FY2015 budget of the Dept of Health and Human Services." HHS Secy Sebelius testifies. LIVE
We get weekly jobless claims today. Remember it's also earnings season when we get a snapshot into how America's companies are performing. We'll keep an eye on the markets.
President Obama travels to Austin, Texas today where he'll mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library.
1130EDT -- Air Force One arrives Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport, Austin, TX. POOL TAPE
1200EDT -- POTUS tours exhibit Cornerstones of Civil Rights. POOL TAPE
1250EDT -- POTUS delivers keynote address at the Civil Rights Summit, marking 50 yrs of the Civil Rights Act signing. LBJ Presidential Library, Austin, TX. LIVE
The woman convicted to stabbing her boyfriend to death with the heel of her five and a half inch stiletto could take the stand at her sentencing today.
New testimony from Oscar Pistorius in the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
Russia condemning NATO as we get word American troops may be sent to Eastern Europe to help shore up our defenses there.
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