The Associated Press' Twitter account was hacked Tuesday. A fake tweet said President Barack Obama was injured in an explosion at the White House, but spokesman Jay Carney assured reporters the president was fine.
The news is hitting close to home for those who worked with Department of Health Director Loretta Fuddy as well as those she helped. People who knew her say she was a genuine person who always cared for others.
Ever present but rarely so public, the rift between conservative and moderate Republicans over policy and tactics has been on full display ahead of Thursday's House vote on a compromise federal budget worked out with Democrats.