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  • NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians

    NY prosecutor seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians
    New York State's top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries' moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men. The...
  • Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger

    Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger
    A prospective $4.5 billion merger between Orbital Sciences Corp. and its biggest supplier, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK), has won approval from the U.S. Department of Justice following an antitrust review. Orbital is the Dulles-based space...
  • 5 myths about policing

    5 myths about policing
    America's police forces are in the spotlight. After the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, as well as this past week's decision by a grand jury not to indict the officer caught on video...
  • Newport company settles federal discrimination lawsuit

    A Newport Beach-based company that runs 18 assisted-living facilities across the state has settled a federal lawsuit that alleged the firm discriminated against foreign-born employees and job applicants, the U.S. Justice Department said. Generations...
  • US bases, embassies prepare for violence with release of Senate torture report

    WASHINGTON U.S. forces and diplomatic missions overseas braced Monday for the release of the public version of a long-awaited Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's use of torture after a U.S. intelligence community warning of a "heightened...
  • North Hollywood's IPC on leading edge of 'hospitalist' specialty

    In 1996, the term "hospitalist" was coined in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that described the growing medical specialty of doctors and other healthcare professionals devoted to caring for patients in hospitals. In 1995, a doctor...
  • Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges

    Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges
    One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations. "It's a...
  • CIA torture report not likely to result in reforms or prosecutions

    CIA torture report not likely to result in reforms or prosecutions
    A Senate committee report describing the CIA's torture of detainees and accusing the agency of lying to top White House officials about its secret program may be the most detailed excavation of government officials' misconduct in years. Still, the...
  • Israel's Leumi sees 1.4 billion shekel U.S. tax settlement by mid-January

    Leumi , Israel's second largest bank, expects to pay 1.4 billion shekels ($355 million) to settle a U.S. investigation into whether it helped American clients evade taxes, mainly through its private bank in Switzerland. The process is expected to be...
  • Torture report: Our post-9/11 shame, in stomach-turning detail

    Torture report: Our post-9/11 shame, in stomach-turning detail
    Americans have long known that, in the aftermath of Sept. 11, the CIA subjected suspected terrorists to inhuman and degrading treatment that amounted to nothing less than torture. A Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday documented that...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight
    Faced with a series of scandals that have roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a civilian oversight system to provide greater accountability for the agency. The action is the latest in...