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Hillary Clinton decries torture

Hillary Clinton decries torture

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she’s proud to have been part of an administration that “banned illegal renditions and brutal interrogations” and said the U.S. should never be involved in…

Obamacare off to good start of second year

Obamacare off to good start of second year

Sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law is off to a stronger start this year. But it’s not perfect, and Americans remain skeptical that the government’s newest social…

Police modify tactics on use of deadly force

Police modify tactics on use of deadly force

With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures to curb the use of deadly force, ease public distrust…

Newtown families sue gas manufacturer

Newtown families sue gas manufacturer

The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit against the maker and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting, saying the…

Black churches protest police slayings

Black churches protest police slayings

Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black…

Demostration at Capitol over deaths of blacks

Demostration at Capitol over deaths of blacks

Demonstrators nationwide protesting the fatal shootings of unarmed black men killed by police chanted “I can’t breathe!” ”Hands up, don’t shoot!” and waved signs that read “Black lives matter!” as…

More documents released in Ferguson, Missouri

More documents released in Ferguson, Missouri

A prosecutor released hundreds of pages of additional documents Saturday from the investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown, including an interview transcript of a friend who initially asserted…

Justice Scalia: Torture has a place in fighting terrorists

Justice Scalia: Torture has a place in fighting terrorists

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is joining the debate over the Senate’s torture report by saying it’s hard to rule out the use of extreme measures to extract information if…

CIA medics played role in torture of prisoners

CIA medics played role in torture of prisoners

From the early stages of the CIA’s coercive interrogations of terror detainees, the agency’s health professionals were intimately involved. Front-line medics and psychologists monitored and advised on abusive tactics, even…

Police shooting protestors descend on DC Saturday

Police shooting protestors descend on DC Saturday

Protesters plan to converge on the nation’s capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations plan…