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George W. Bush

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  • CIA chief Brennan concedes no proof brutal methods led to key intelligence

    LANGLEY, Va. During an extraordinary televised news conference Thursday, CIA Director John Brennan conceded that detainees underwent "abhorrent" interrogation methods and retreated from previous assertions that the techniques played a direct role in...
  • Our nation's shame, in stomach-turning detail

    Our nation's shame, in stomach-turning detail
    Americans have long known that, in the aftermath of Sept. 11, the CIA subjected suspected terrorists to inhuman and degrading treatment that amounted to nothing less than torture. A Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday documented that...
  • Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant

    Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant
    Chicago firefighters were tasked with an emotional assignment in the South Loop on Wednesday: trying to save a historic former fire station from being destroyed in an extra-alarm fire. “It’s a little heartbreaking,” said Deputy District...
  • Reviving overtime

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Wednesday, Dec. 10. ����� More than half the states have raised their minimum wages above the federal rate, while the richest 1 percent have consumed...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Hillary sizes up her challenge in 2016

    When Hillary Clinton spoke recently at Georgetown University, 700-seat Gaston Hall was only half full, with far fewer people than heard her there last year and hardly worthy of a presidential front-runner. University officials cited an overflow crowd for...
  • Affordable Care Act is helping control health-care spending increases

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Wednesday, Dec. 10. ����� As Republicans in Congress gear up in January for their most aggressive attack yet on President Barack Obama's health-...
  • Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree

    Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
  • CIA torture report seen abroad as proof of U.S. human rights duplicity

    Revelations about Central Intelligence Agency mistreatment of captive terrorism suspects spurred worldwide revulsion Tuesday and provided ammunition to foreign critics who accuse the United States of a double standard on human rights at home and abroad....
  • Polish ex-leaders confess complicity after CIA torture report

    A U.S. Senate report on interrogation abuses by CIA operatives around the world spurred two former leaders in Poland to confirm, after years of denials, that the country hosted one of the "black site" detention facilities where the alleged torture...
  • Without torture prosecutions, we can't claim to be a nation of laws

    There’s a lot to be appalled about in the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee’s CIA torture report -- and yes, what the CIA did was torture. Beyond the atrocious physical abuse of detainees, the report details the agency’s incompetence --...
  • Top breeds at Celebrate Dogs!

    Think it's tough keeping track of the players at a football game? Try breed-spotting at this weekend's AKC / Eukanuba National Championship in Orlando. The American Kennel Club recognizes 180 different dog breeds for competition. Here's just a few winning...