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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's harsh interrogation program depicts terror detainee Abu Zubaydah as the agency's guinea pig in the development of information-mining tactics that critics cite as torture. The report says Zubaydah was the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it — or don't report it at all. Some sexual assault victims have said they prefer to work within their...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The parents of some children killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting have filed court documents indicating they plan to file wrongful death lawsuits, but it's not clear who would be sued. Parents of half the 20 first-graders shot to death at Sandy Hook...
DENVER (AP) — When President Obama outlined why he was letting as many as 4 million immigrants stay and work legally in this country last month, it sounded like he was talking about Arturo Hernandez. Hernandez, 42, meets the criteria for Obama's deportation relief. He has a...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The top executive charged in a chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water lied about his role with the company to protect his personal wealth of nearly $8 million from lawsuits, according to an FBI affidavit. Freedom Industries...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten major findings from the newly released summary of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program: ___ —Enhanced interrogation techniques used on terror detainees, including simulated drowning and sleep...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia firefighter died early Tuesday after getting trapped in the basement of a burning row home, becoming the first female member of the department killed in the line of duty. Joyce Craig Lewis, a 36-year-old mother of two and an 11-year veteran of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning indictment of CIA practices, Senate investigators on Tuesday accused the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on al-Qaida prisoners far beyond its legal boundaries and then deceiving the nation with narratives of useful interrogations...
NEW YORK (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a synagogue at the Brooklyn headquarters of an international Jewish organization early Tuesday before being fatally shot by police after he refused to drop the knife, authorities said. The man...