Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for his ties to Rupert Murdoch and for hiring a former New of the World editor who has become a central character in the phone-hacking investigation.
Anonymous members in three states were reportedly rounded up by the FBI today.
Although the media baron has adopted a contrite tone in Britain, his flagship holdings in the US have so far taken different approaches to the Murdoch scandal.
British lawmakers questioned the contrite Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and Rebekah Brooks about their knowledge of illicit phone hacking by the shuttered tabloid News of the World.
Rupert Murdoch appeared by turns vague, truculent, sharp and concise as he spoke alongside his son and deputy, James, calling the parliamentary inquisition "the most humble day of my career" but refusing to take personal blame for the crisis
Debt problems in US, Europe don't stop investors from buying up stocks. But analysts warn debt woes remain markets' primary concern.
Media barons Rupert and James Murdoch, as well as Rebekah Brooks, testify in Britain's House of Commons today in the wake of outrage over revelations of widespread phone-hacking and influence-peddling at News Corp.
Scotland Yard: The crisis triggered upheaval in the upper ranks of Britain's police, with Monday's resignation of Assistant Commissioner John Yates following that of police chief Paul Stephenson.
Phone hacking fallout leads to multiple resignations. But can the phone hacking scandal reach Prime Minister David Cameron's government?
Two senior Scotland Yard officers have now resigned over a scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tied to bribing police and illegally hacking into cellphone messages.