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The politics of torture

President Obama says the government will not prosecute CIA interrogators who used harsh interrogation techniques amounting to torture but left the door open to prosecuting the top Bush administration legal…

Playing to win in the influence game

Not many financial companies saw an opportunity in the economic meltdown. But large insurers did, and now they're using it to lobby for a lucrative change they've sought unsuccessfully for…

The ignorance of liberals

Liberal commentators were recently having a great, big if indignant chuckle at the expense of all those tea party yo-yos who didn't get it that President Obama had a tax…

When racists control a racism conference

President Obama has been accused of being too accommodating and too willing to please in foreign affairs. But he was quite direct in announcing over the weekend that the United…

Hackers break into fighter jet program

Computer spies have repeatedly breached the Pentagon's costliest weapons program, the $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

The newspaper quoted current and…

TARP offers minefield of fraud, abuse

The U.S. Treasury's plan to purge toxic assets from banks' balance sheets is vulnerable to fraud and…

Most-wanted terrorist is American

For the first time, an accused domestic terrorist is being added to the FBI's list of "Most Wanted" terror suspects.

Daniel Andreas San Diego, a 31-year-old computer specialist from…

More hard questions for Tim Geithner

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner faces a slew of questions about his plans to shore up banks while a watchdog agency warns that Obama administration initiatives could increasingly expose taxpayers to…

9/11 planner tortured 183 times

CIA interrogators used the waterboarding technique on Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the admitted planner of the September 11 attacks, 183 times and 83 times on another al Qaeda suspect, The New…

America refuses to join anti-racism effort

The United States "will not join" the UN conference on racism starting Monday in Geneva because its final declaration still includes language the US "is unable to support," the State…