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  • Miami nursing assistant gets 12 years in $200 million Medicare fraud case

    MIAMI A Miami certified nursing assistant was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Monday for his role in the nation's biggest-ever Medicare scam, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In exchange for kickbacks, Rodolfo Santaya, 55, recruited...
  • CIA brutalized terror suspects for little intelligence gain, Senate panel finds

    WASHINGTON The CIA's use of torture failed to gain any intelligence on imminent terrorist threats, didn't lead to any high-level terrorists including Osama bin Laden produced fabricated information and was far more brutal than the agency portrayed to...
  • CIA torture report shows shifting rationales for brutal interrogations

    One of the chief points of the Senate’s report on the CIA’s torture of prisoners at its secret detention camps is that the expressed justifications for the often brutal interrogations shifted depending on circumstances. A prime example is...
  • Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger

    Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger
    The staff of the Maryland Public Service Commission and the state agency responsible for advocating for residential utility customers are raising concerns about a proposed merger between utility giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings. While the PSC staff...
  • Report shows that, effective or not, treatment of CIA prisoners was brutal

    WASHINGTON The CIA interrogator snapped his fingers, and suspected terrorist Abu Zubaydah meekly lay down on the waterboarding table. Then the pain began, again. It was August 2002, at a secret overseas site code-named by the committee Detention Site...
  • Orange County enters national debate about police violence after deputy's shooting

    Orange County enters national debate about police violence after deputy's shooting
    When the bullets stopped and Sgt. Robert McCarthy lowered his gun after Monday's pre-dawn shooting, chaos ensued as neighbors who witnessed the incident rushed out to see the aftermath and questioned whether deadly force was necessary. The Orange...
  • Senate Intelligence Committee: CIA's interrogations vicious, ineffective

    WASHINGTON The CIA held at least 119 people in secret overseas prisons some of whom were innocent and subjected many to gruesome interrogations that didn't lead to any high-level terrorists including Osama bin Laden and were more vicious than the agency...
  • Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling

    Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling
    The Justice Department on Monday issued new guidelines to federal law enforcement officers that will regulate their use of racial profiling in investigations, an update to a policy first put in place in 2003 by then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft. The...
  • More than 150 arrested in California during protests

    More than 150 arrested in California during protests
    More than 150 protesters were arrested in California overnight after shutting down a major freeway in another outbreak of nationwide demonstrations against police use of deadly force on minorities. Across the other side of the country late on Monday,...
  • Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson Police Department

    ST. LOUIS Citing threats of violence, Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown Aug. 9, resigned from the police department Saturday. Wilson, 28, whom a grand jury declined to indict in connection with the shooting,...
  • Ferguson grand jury: The Documents

    ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reviewed thousands of pages of grand jury documents released Nov. 24 by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch. McCulloch released the documents after revealing that the grand jury did not...