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Has Pelosi made torture a bi-partisan scandal?

Is "torture" a bipartisan scandal?

The torture debate just got more torturous. Calls from prominent Democrats to investigate members of the Bush administration for authorizing torture are being answered…

Obama restores tribunals

President Barack Obama will restart military tribunals for a small number of Guantanamo detainees, reviving a Bush-era trial system he once assailed as flawed but with new legal protections for…

Rove set for interview in U.S. Attorney firing probe

Former top Bush White House aide Karl Rove, who has said he will cooperate with an investigation into the firing of U.S. attorneys, is scheduled to be interviewed by a…

Recession drives many moms back to work

What do moms want?

Just before Mother's Day, author Megan Basham rightly took to task a host of commentators who essentially are cheering about how rising unemployment rates are…

Jobless claims up more than expected

New jobless claims rose more than expected last week due partly to an increase in layoffs by the automobile industry, while the number of people continuing to receive unemployment benefits…

Ex FBI-agent refutes Cheney claims on torture

Waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods used during the Bush administration on terrorism suspects produced unreliable evidence and were ineffective, a former FBI agent told Congress on Wednesday.

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Lax training may have led to fatal crash

The selection, hiring and training of the pilot and first officer in a February airline crash that killed 50 people in upstate New York are at the top of the…

Soldier’s father: Army ‘broke’ his son

The father of a U.S. soldier accused of killing five fellow troops in Iraq said his son "forfeited his life" but the military bears some responsibility for the rampage.

Did U.S. – Taliban clash kill 95 children?

Ninety-five Afghan children are among the 140 people said to have died in a recent U.S.-Taliban battle in western Afghanistan, according to a list drawn up by Afghan officials, a…

Now, it’s Obama’s war

We hope the White House and Pentagon thought long and carefully before relieving Gen. David McKiernan, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, just short of the halfway…