The Army has sent up an unprecedented flare over spending in Iraq. Its top officer deliberately withheld a required 2008 budget plan — and it's getting a lot of attention in Washington, Hillary Wicai reports.
The price of oil has dropped almost $18 since mid-July. Good news for the consumer in the short-term, but some worry it'll undermine the growing swell of support for alternative energies. Hillary Wicai reports.
What happened to all the tough reform talk prompted by those ethics scandals at the beginning of the year? An earmark reform bill is making its through Congress today. Hillary Wicai looks at whether it has any teeth.