Big Brother: The National Security Agency has been collecting millions of Verizon customer phone records on a daily basis. The Guardian reports that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court issued the order on April 25. The Obama administration is defending the action as a means to combat terrorism.
4-Alarm: More than 200 firefighters responded to a massive fire at Frager's Hardware in Capitol Hill. The Washington Post reports that despite the efforts, the 93-year-old-landmark is all but destroyed. The general manager has vowed to resurrect the business.
Hot Seat: Attorney General Eric Holder is testifying on the Hill this morning. He has caught a tremendous amount of flack for Rosen and AP phone records case. Some Republicans, including Ted Cruz, have hammered Holder, calling for his resignation and raising money in the process. Our own Todd Ruger reports.
Collapse: An abandoned building being demolished collapsed on a thrift store in Philadelphia. So far the incident has killed six people and injured 14. The Chicago Tribune reports.