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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...
  • Ryan Reynolds Joins Kevin Costner in Thriller 'Criminal'

    Ryan Reynolds has joined Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones in "Criminal," a thriller from Millennium Films. Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed "The Iceman," is directing "Criminal" from a script by Douglas Cook and David Weisberg. The...
  • Snowden should cut deal and return to U.S., German minister says

    Snowden should cut deal and return to U.S., German minister says
    NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United States and face the charges against him. Snowden's...
  • Film Review: 'The Expendables 3'

    In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3" like you need a kick in the...
  • Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'

    Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'
    President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques." "We did a whole lot of...
  • Review: 'A Most Wanted Man' ★★★

    Review: 'A Most Wanted Man' ★★&#9733
    It's impossible to watch the character anchoring Anton Corbijn's cool, clear-eyed film version of "A Most Wanted Man" without forgetting the fate of the bleary-eyed but fantastically vital actor who plays him. Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a drug...
  • President Obama's just plain folks

    President Obama's just plain folks
    By Philip Bump During his news conference on Friday, President Barack Obama made a strong assertion about the CIA's behavior under his predecessor. The United States, he said, had tortured some "folks." The contrast between the act and the description of...
  • Since its founding, the CIA rarely has met a secret it doesn't like

    WASHINGTON The CIA's current fight to keep secret the details of its terror suspect interrogations echoes its long history of keeping the public in the dark, sometimes for decades. This latest skirmish pits the spy agency against the Senate...
  • Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.

    Those who fault President Obama for not being belligerent enough toward Russia and Iran — or assertive enough in dealing with the crises in Iraq, Gaza, Syria and Afghanistan — would do well to remember how poorly the feckless bravado of...
  • Snowden granted residency by Russia, fueling tensions with U.S.

    WASHINGTON Russia has granted a three-year residency permit to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who has leaked thousands of top-secret documents on the agency's communications collection programs, his lawyer announced on Thursday. The decision...
  • The intelligence community keeps lying

     The intelligence community keeps lying
    A diplomat was once defined as someone whose job is to lie for his country. That's apparently what makes diplomats different from intelligence officers, whose function is to lie to their country. How else can you explain why CIA Director John Brennan...