Everything Must Go: Having spent his first full day in office enacting orders to make his administration open and transparant... President Obama, spending this, his second full day, starting to reclaim America's moral high ground. Our fifth story on the Countdown: The President, signing an order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay Cuba... by one year from today.
The Pardon Puzzle: How have the mighty fallen. Former Vice President Cheney, criticizing former President Bush, for not pardoning former Valerie Plame outer, Scooter Libby. Our fourth story tonight: now, they're eating each other's carcasses.
ODDBALL: A dog is rescued from ice, and two tennis balls to the head.
Uncle Sam is Watching You: Before last night, we already knew the Bush administration had spied on some U-S journalists...inside the US. Last night, on this newscast, we revealed the new allegation that Mr. Bush's National Security Agency was systematically -- 24 hours a day -- monitoring not just individual reporters, but entire U-S news organizations, as well as other organizations, the identities of which we still do not know. Tonight, in our third story... Russell Tice, the NSA whistleblower who revealed that breathtaking claim on this program last night... returns. And he is breaking more news. First, some context.
Uncle Sam is Wathing You (2): The NSA had access to all Americans' communications... With certain groups monitored -- quote -- "24-seven, 365 days a year... happening all the time"... according to our previous guest, Russell Tice. And one -- of many -- targeted groups were journalists...So, in our number two story, do any of these journalist-targets know they were targets?
Worsties: John Gibson, the head of Merrill Lynch and Rush Limbaugh vie for tonight's honors.