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Photographers take pictures of a display of current and former Bell council members who were arrested on corruption charges during a news conference Tuesday in Los Angeles. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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How The L.A. Times Broke The Bell Corruption Story

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Gives Big To GOP

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In a controversial move, conservative writer and pundit Tucker Carlson published private e-mails that had circulated on JournoList -- a forum for journalists -- on his political news site, The Daily Caller. Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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New Website Determined To Attract Viewers

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Sound Familiar? Then-CIA Director George Bush, left, exchanges words with Daniel Schorr on Feb. 18, 1976, before Bush gave a closed-door briefing to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Schorr had angered the Ford administration by reporting plans to give Bush more influence over a reorganization of the nation's intelligence-gathering efforts. hide caption

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Malik Zulu Shabazz is chairman of the New Black Panther Party, which has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League. Manny Ceneta/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Media Stokes New Black Panther Story

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On Grand Isle, La., a fence built by the Louisiana National Guard prevents access to booms collecting oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill. AP hide caption

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