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  • Despite denials, Senate torture report says waterboarding more widespread than CIA claims

    LANGLEY, Va. CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday stood by his agency's claim that interrogators used waterboarding only on three high-profile detainees. Asked by McClatchy at a press briefing whether he could categorically say that those were the...
  • U.S. corporate health exchanges find no new blue chip clients

    Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson & Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing...
  • It's OK to be old if you feel young, study suggests

    It's OK to be old if you feel young, study suggests
    When it comes to longevity, feeling young may be more important than being young. So say a pair of researchers from University of College London and the International Longevity Centre-UK. They analyzed data on nearly 6,500 English adults and found...
  • Cheney on torture: 'I'd do it again'

    WASHINGTON - Senior Bush administration officials Sunday slammed the Senate study on the CIA's use of brutal interrogation tactics, and defended the techniques as necessary to get information from senior al-Qaida operatives who had stopped talking to...
  • Ex-Google employees launch app to make you smarter about health, fitness

    A group of former Google employees are betting they can boost the world's medical knowledge with a mobile IQ test. Hi.Q, a free app for the Apple Inc iPhone and iPad launching on Monday, includes 10,000 questions across 300 topics, such as food...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Teen's hanging, ruled a suicide, leaves questions unanswered

    Teen's hanging, ruled a suicide, leaves questions unanswered
    A young black man is dead. The police are roundly criticized. Angry protesters march through the streets. But unlike the deaths of black men in New York and Ferguson, Mo., the death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy in this tiny lumber town was not known to be...
  • Cheney on CIA interrogations: 'I'd do it again in a minute'

    Cheney on CIA interrogations: 'I'd do it again in a minute'
    Senior Bush administration officials Sunday slammed the Senate study on the CIA’s use of brutal interrogation tactics and defended the techniques as necessary to get information from senior Al Qaeda operatives who had stopped talking to...
  • Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?

     Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?
    Hospitals and health insurers have reaped a financial windfall from the 2014 rollout of the federal health law, even beyond what was expected. Now, employers and consumers are seeking a share of the Obamacare dividend. For years, insurance companies...
  • Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?

    Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?
    Workplace wellness programs, one of the pillars of the national health care overhaul, are increasingly popular among employers who believe they can help control costs and workers who see them as a perk. But experts caution that wellness programs vary...
  • Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

    Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
    Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may...