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Lots of reason for shame at CIA’s tactics

Lots of reason for shame at CIA’s tactics

The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the…

Sex trafficking among young children

Sex trafficking among young children

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11…

Americans uneasy about border-crossing children

Americans uneasy about border-crossing children

Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S.…

Some good news but more trouble ahead for benefits

Some good news but more trouble ahead for benefits

Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security’s disability program is already in crisis as it…

Jeff Miller has a big chore with the VA compromise

Jeff Miller has a big chore with the VA compromise

Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a…

Health care plan renewals may backfire

Health care plan renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law…

Too many unanswered questions, too little intel

Too many unanswered questions, too little intel

A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been…

CIA operatives involved in torture denied report viewing

CIA operatives involved in torture denied report viewing

About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts…

Mixed reactions from vets on Walsh’s plagiarism

Mixed reactions from vets on Walsh’s plagiarism

The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he…

Putin pushing dangerous path says American general

Putin pushing dangerous path says American general

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military intervention in Ukraine is fanning nationalist sentiments that could spread across the region with dangerous, unpredictable consequences, the US military’s top officer said. General Martin…