Omnibus Bill Eases School Nutrition Standards
December 10 2014 4:02 PM
The year-end spending bill curtails healthy school lunch restrictions on grain products and salty food.
Has Obama Stamped Out Torture?
December 10 2014 3:15 PM
Despite an order banning the use of torture, loopholes allow for such practices to continue.
More States Join Texas Immigration Lawsuit
December 10 2014 3:00 PM
Arkansas, Michigan, North Dakota and Oklahoma are the newest states challenging Obama's executive orders on immigration.
Will Dems Block Spending Bill To Stop Wall Street Deregulation?
December 10 2014 2:49 PM
Democratic lawmakers decry financial deregulations tucked into last-minute spending bill. Will they block it?
CIA Torture Psychologists Took Clues From Chinese Communist Interrogations
December 10 2014 2:48 PM
Psychologists Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were paid millions to devise America’s most controversial counterterrorism operation in its history.
Embassies 'Safer And More Secure' After Benghazi
December 10 2014 1:15 PM
The second hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi focused on how security has improved since the 2012 terrorist attack.
Sen. Mark Udall Calls On CIA Director Brennan to Resign
December 10 2014 1:13 PM
Defeated Sen. Mark Udall blasted the CIA in the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the use of harsh interrogation techniques.
Keystone XL Opponents Inspire Fights Against More Pipelines
December 10 2014 12:27 PM
National environmentalist groups have joined forces with local opponents to delay the construction of thousands of miles in new pipelines, the Wall Street Journal found.
Journalists Worldwide React To CIA Torture Report
December 10 2014 9:29 AM
In general, foreign newspapers chose to feature or ignore the U.S. CIA report on torturous interrogation techniques.
Poland Acknowledges Secret Prison
December 10 2014 9:17 AM
After years of denials, former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski now admits his country harbored a CIA black site used for torture.
Ayatollah Khamenei On Torture Report: US Is 'Symbol Of Tyranny'
December 10 2014 7:55 AM
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pointed out what he said was hypocrisy in the U.S. pushing for human rights but inhumanely treating terror detainees.
US Legally Bound To Prosecute Officials Who Tortured Detainees
December 10 2014 7:21 AM
The United Nations led international criticism of the CIA and urged U.S. authorities to act on the findings of the report.
US Detains Chinese National For Stealing Military Documents
December 10 2014 5:34 AM
The United Technologies Research Center, which Yu claimed he had worked for, has said that it is cooperating with authorities.
Missouri, Georgia Execute Convicts Claimed To Have Mental Disability
December 10 2014 3:54 AM
With Paul Goodwin's execution in Missouri early on Wednesday, the number of executions in the U.S. in 2014 now stands at 35.
China Has New Nonlethal Weapon: Report
December 10 2014 3:10 AM
The weapon is expected to be used on ships, allowing China to enforce its maritime territorial claims.
'Enhanced Interrogation' Didn't Help Get Bin Laden
December 10 2014 2:58 AM
Instead, when subjected to the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques, several detainees withheld or fabricated information about Bin Laden.
Berkeley Protests Extend To Fourth Night
December 10 2014 1:14 AM
Over 200 people were arrested by the California Highway Patrol as demonstrators confronted police near Highway 24.
US Citizen Indicted In Israel For Plotting Terror Attacks
December 10 2014 12:22 AM
Adam Everett Livvix, a 30-year-old Christian from Texas, had been living in Israel illegally since his permit expired in September 2013.
What's In The $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill?
December 09 2014 10:47 PM
The "cromnibus" spending bill produced with bipartisan support includes money to fight ISIS and Ebola, and prohibits spending on abortion.
Congress Agrees On $1.1T Spending Bill
December 09 2014 10:24 PM
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill to avert a shutdown and fund the government till September. It must pass by Friday.