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The investigation into a CIA leak continues

It is not every day in the U.S. that a journalist is imprisoned for a story she did not write about a crime that may not have been committed. But nothing about the case involving Judith Miller, the New York Times reporter who was sent to jail last week for contempt of court, or TIME's Matthew Cooper, who avoided the same fate at the last minute, has been simple.

Judge Thomas Hogan jailed Miller for refusing to testify before a grand jury called by special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald is investigating whether senior Bush Administration sources cited by reporter Robert...

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