Saturday, December 13, 2014
An independent publisher in New York is releasing the U.S. Senate report on the CIA and torture as a 480-page book, saying it needs to be seen by as many readers as possible.
A man who allegedly confessed to the murders of more than 40 people since 2005 has been arrested in Rio de Janeiro and police are investigating the veracity of his claims.
An ex-military officer in Argentina has revealed the locations of graves of people who disappeared under the 1976-1983 military regime, a judge said Thursday, calling it an unprecedented disclosure.
Trailblazing black supermodel Beverly Johnson came forward Thursday with new accusations that comedian Bill Cosby drugged her decades ago, joining a slew of women who have accused the 77-year-old of abuse.
Friday, December 12, 2014
It's now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion U.S. government-wide spending bill after the Obama White House and House Republicans joined forces to push it through the House over objections from Democrats that it would roll back bank regulations imposed in the wake of the economic near-meltdown of 2008.
Time magazine on Wednesday named as its “Person of the Year 2014” the medics treating the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 6,300 people, paying tribute to their courage and mercy.
Crucial reforms of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were left hanging Wednesday after the U.S. Congress failed to endorse them in the final budget legislation of the year.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When the CIA set out to design a program to elicit intelligence from captured terrorists, it turned to two former Air Force psychologists with no practical interrogation experience and no specialized knowledge of al-Qaida, according to a Senate investigation released this week.
CIA torture of al-Qaida suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence and was so poorly managed it lost track of detainees, a scathing U.S. Senate report revealed Tuesday.1 Comment
North America, once a sponge that sucked in a significant portion of the world's oil, will instead be supplying the world with oil and other liquid hydrocarbons by the end of this decade, according to ExxonMobil's annual long-term energy forecast.