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  • 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...
  • Seven recent blasts in Ukraine city stir fear of new Russian menace

    At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
  • Twin blasts in Nigeria market kill 31

    Twin blasts in Nigeria market kill 31
    In Nigeria, the attacks are coming almost daily -- the latest a twin bombing Thursday in a crowded market in the city of Jos, killing at least 31 people. Suicide bombings and planted bombs kill dozens at a time, in crowded city markets, colleges and bus...
  • Iraqi Kurds join fight against Islamic State in Kobani, Syria

    Iraqi Kurds join fight against Islamic State in Kobani, Syria
    Iraqi Kurdish fighters have joined the fight against Islamic State militants in Kobani, hoping their support for fellow Kurds backed by U.S.-led air strikes will keep the ultra-hardline group from seizing the Syrian border town. The Syrian Observatory...
  • Iraqi Shiite group massacred Sunnis at mosque, Human Rights Watch says

    Iraq’s largest Shiite militia, which has been incorporated into the U.S.-backed national army and police, has been accused of massacring 34 Sunni Muslims at a mosque northeast of Baghdad in August. A Human Rights Watch report issued Sunday is...
  • Bomb threat investigated at Kecoughtan High School

    Students at Kecoughtan High School were briefly evacutated Friday afternoon as Hampton police looked into a bomb threat. The threat was found in a restroom just before 1 p.m., said Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Cpl. Mary Shackelford, prompting...
  • Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico

    Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico
    An arrest at a border crossing. A brutal Mexican jail. A roadside bombing in Afghanistan. A veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. How could a news story with all those elements be a good-news story? With the release and repatriation of former...
  • Palestinian activist found guilty of concealing Israeli conviction

    Palestinian activist found guilty of concealing Israeli conviction
    A Palestinian activist from Chicago was ordered taken into custody Monday after she was found guilty of lying on immigration and citizenship papers by concealing her conviction for a deadly terrorist bombing in Israel more than 40 years ago. A federal...
  • Dozens of boys killed in latest attack on schoolchildren in Nigeria

    In a war against education, the casualties are the young and ambitious. In northern Nigeria, it has become dangerous to drink in a street bar, play gospel music in a public place or watch televised soccer matches at sports bars and big-screen viewing...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent
    The Whitehall-Coplay School Board on Monday approved a two-year contract that will give the district's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors average raises of 3.2 percent and 3.3 percent each year. The board's 7-2 vote, with...
  • Student expelled for alleged bomb threats at Whitehall High School

    Student expelled for alleged bomb threats at Whitehall High School
    The Whitehall-Coplay School Board voted unanimously Monday to expel a student who has been accused of making bomb threats. Superintendent John Corby said there have been six bomb threats in the past month or so. All threats were found in boys'...