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  • What real good can come from releasing CIA report?

    What real good can come from releasing CIA report?
    What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans? Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and her...
  • CIA strikes back after the Senate torture report

    CIA strikes back after the Senate torture report
    There has been much gnashing of teeth over the Senate Intelligence Committee's report documenting use of "enhanced interrogation techniques," widely labeled as torture, that were approved in the George W. Bush presidency and then outlawed by successor...
  • California receives U.S. funding for earthquake early-warning system

    California has received congressional funding to begin rolling out an earthquake early-warning system next year, capping nearly a decade of planning, setbacks and technological breakthroughs, officials said Sunday. Scientists have long planned to make...
  • 'Invisible' homeless kids challenge states

    WASHINGTON Chances are you won't see one of the nation's fastest-growing homeless populations camped out on a park bench or queuing up at a local shelter. One in 30 of American children is homeless an all-time high of 2.5 million, according to a new...
  • Incoming Senate intelligence chief plans 'real time' scrutiny of CIA

    WASHINGTON Sen. Richard Burr says he plans a new approach to keeping close tabs on the nation's spy agencies when he becomes chairman of the Senate committee that's charged with making sure the intelligence community operates within the law. "We're going...
  • Torture Report Neglects Congress' Failures

    Torture Report Neglects Congress' Failures
    The Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's use of torture was immensely valuable. But it should have addressed Congress' own failure to oversee these activities more effectively. By giving lawmakers a pass, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.,...
  • The Senate torture report, Bush and Obama

    The Senate torture report, Bush and Obama
    The Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, released a report Tuesday condemning the use of torture on detainees, claiming it entailed far more brutal conduct than the "enhanced interrogation techniques" previously disclosed, in...
  • The rigged critique of a CIA that kept us safe

    The rigged critique of a CIA that kept us safe
    The report by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding CIA interrogation essentially accuses the agency under George W. Bush of war criminality. Committee chair Dianne Feinstein appears to offer some extenuation when she reminds us in...
  • After a long battle, Drake's Bay Oyster Co. packs it in

    After a long battle, Drake's Bay Oyster Co. packs it in
    It's the end of the line for Drake's Bay Oyster Co. On Dec. 31, after a long battle with the National Park Service, the California Coastal Commission, the Department of the Interior and wilderness advocates, owner Kevin Lunny and his family will...
  • CIA torturers served their country poorly

    CIA torturers served their country poorly
    To the editor: As a former prisoner of war, I found that an important psychological defense against bad treatment at the hands of a captor (North Korea, in my case) was to hold the captor in contempt as morally and culturally inferior to Americans and...
  • Lawmakers look to 2015 for drought legislation

    WASHINGTON California lawmakers' failure to pass water legislation this Congress raises questions about strategy, tactics and the ability to learn from falling short. It also sets the stage for next year, when the whole anti-drought drama returns for...