| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:05 AM
"...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014
OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really?
Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Release CIA report
More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON An internal CIA investigation confirmed allegations that agency personnel improperly intruded into a protected database used by Senate Intelligence Committee staff to compile a scathing report on the agency's detention and interrogation...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:20 PM
WASHINGTON The Obama administration and the Senate Intelligence Committee are sparring over the administration's deletions of fake names from the public version of a long-awaited report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods on suspected...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The story of how a teen vampire cult bludgeoned a couple to death in Eustis and disappeared with the family's 15-year-old daughter will air at 9 p.m. Thursday on Investigation Discovery's "Handsome Devils" series.
In 1996, the parents of a 15-year-old...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that CIA interrogators tortured suspected terrorists but voiced "full confidence" in CIA Director John Brennan despite criticism from Congress and the public.
Obama rhetorically conceded that...
| Jul 24, 2014
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The increasing use in recent years of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVS or drones, has spurred innovation and provoked concern. UAVs, which the U.S. Air Force now calls RPAs, or remotely piloted aircraft — a reminder that humans control them...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I arrived in Berlin last week hoping to see something rare: a country that's prosperous, well-governed and even happy, if only because it was just crowned champion of soccer's World Cup.
Germany is all those things, and Germans know they are doing well....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker. He believes his defining political moment was a summer four decades ago.
As a 33-year-old freshman Republican representative...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
At a lunch with reporters Friday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills, "Homeland" showrunner Alex Gansa began by addressing the dramatic farewell of a major character in the Season 3 finale.
"This was a character who people...