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  • Feinstein delays release of heavily redacted CIA torture report

    WASHINGTON The release of the scathing findings of an investigation into the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods will be delayed "until further notice" because the Obama administration blacked out large portions, the...
  • Feds consider probe into CHP beating captured on video, sources say

    The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said. Federal officials are considering...
  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • State police lawsuit claims physical fitness tests discriminated against women

    The federal government sued Pennsylvania and its state police force on Tuesday, alleging that physical fitness tests required of prospective state troopers discriminated against women, court documents showed. The suit, filed by the U.S. Department of...
  • Maryland's medical marijuana paradox [Editorial]

    Maryland's medical marijuana paradox  [Editorial]
    Advocates are generally praising Maryland's proposed new medical marijuana regulations as a step in the right direction after an initial effort failed to make the drug available to patients with chronic pain, nausea and other conditions thought to be...
  • No More Letting College Sexual Assaults Slide

    If we want to do something about sexual assault on college campuses, first we have to deal with the excuse makers. These are the people who belittle sexual assault as youthful hanky-panky taken a little too far, who dismiss statistics or personal...
  • Miami jury convicts last two defendants in $200 million Medicare scam

    MIAMI The nation's biggest mental health scam against Medicare totaling $200 million in false billings ended with a quick bang Monday when the last two defendants in a long-running probe were found guilty in Miami federal court. The health care fraud...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...
  • Time Warner Cable feeling ill effects of Dodgers channel dispute

    Time Warner Cable feeling ill effects of Dodgers channel dispute
    The SportsNet LA debacle is starting to affect Time Warner Cable's bottom line. Time Warner Cable lowered its revenue projections for 2014 on Thursday because of its inability to distribute SportsNet LA, the new TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The...
  • We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence

    We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence
    He received a master's degree from Michigan in social work in 1993 and an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business in 2005. He has been involved in athletics management at the highest collegiate level for many years. One could make an argument that...
  • Injuries, Restraints Raise Concerns Over Locked Juvenile Unit

    Injuries, Restraints Raise Concerns Over Locked Juvenile Unit
    The Pueblo unit, a locked treatment program for troubled girls in Middletown, is the subject of an intense debate over its effectiveness – heightened during the 19 days that a transgender girl whose movements were followed nationally was housed...