Saturday, December 13, 2014
A Palestinian threw acid at a family of Israelis who gave him a ride in their car in the West Bank on Friday before being shot and wounded, the army said.
U.S. spymaster John Brennan staunchly defended CIA officers on Thursday as “patriots” but admitted some interrogators had used “abhorrent” tactics in the past decade.
About 150,000 people were left struggling for power on Thursday as the strongest storm to lash the U.S. West Coast in several years blew in snow, heavy rain and ferocious winds.
As CIA chief John Brennan defended the spy agency's interrogation program for terror suspects Thursday, a senior senator whose committee published a damning report on the practice contested his claims.
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.
Thousands of Palestinians gathered Thursday to mourn a senior official who died in a confrontation with Israeli troops, as the army sent reinforcements to the West Bank and braced for unrest.