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  • CIA, Senate Democrats feud over torture report for a second day

    WASHINGTON The battle between the CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats raged at full force Wednesday, one day after the release of a damning report on the spy agency's post-9/11 interrogation program. Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif....
  • 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...
  • Obama to announce $1B in new grants to states for preschool

    Obama to announce $1B in new grants to states for preschool
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce more than $1 billion in public and private investments in preschool programs, a small step toward the kind of infusion the White House says is needed. Fewer than a third of the country's 4-year-olds...
  • Senate report says CIA torture methods yielded no useful intelligence

    The CIA's brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects from 2002 to 2008 led to false confessions and fabricated information, produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks and were so badly run that the CIA lost track of captives,...
  • Prince William, wife Kate meet 'King James'

    Prince William, wife Kate meet 'King James'
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as they have been officially known since their 2011 wedding, were on hand at the Barclays Center to see the Cleveland Cavaliers play the Brooklyn Nets. The royal couple posed for photos ahead of their first NBA game on...
  • Will history or the law judge CIA's interrogations as illegal torture?

    WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee's report on harsh treatment of detainees prompted renewed calls for legal action against CIA officers, but the Obama administration on Tuesday questioned the need for criminal prosecution. No prosecutions...
  • 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...
  • House GOP floats multipronged approach to avert government shutdown

    WASHINGTON House Republican leaders took members' temperatures Tuesday morning on a multipart plan to avert a government shutdown and hold President Barack Obama accountable for his recent unilateral changes to immigration law. GOP lawmakers are still...
  • Obama talks family, power, numerous Defense secretaries on 'Colbert'

    President Obama told comedian Stephen Colbert on Monday that he has no trouble staying humble because he has not only Congress to keep his ego in check but also his wife and daughters. "There are no trumpets" at his home in the family residence of the...
  • Hogan to meet with Obama

    Hogan to meet with Obama
    President Barack Obama will meet with Maryland Gov.-elect Larry Hogan on Friday to discuss the ways that the administration can partner with states on economic issues, the White House said Tuesday. The White House meeting will also include the newly...
  • Obama's role in Ferguson is complicated

    WASHINGTON The morning after the St. Louis County grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, reporters traveling on Air Force One with President Barack Obama to a Chicago speech on immigration had a question they came back...