The New York Times
Updated: 56 min 26 sec ago
The agency envisioned a system in which detainees would be offered the same rights and protections as inmates held in federal or American military prisons.
Most of the presumptive presidential candidates have not plunged into Washington’s debate over the Senate Intelligence Committee’s withering report on the C.I.A.’s brutal interrogation tactics.
The debate over interrogation techniques has left President Obama facing an uncomfortable rift between two allies, the C.I.A. director and Democrats on the committee that produced the report.
In Rose’s hometown of Chicago, he was already known as someone with a social conscience even before he donned the “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt, setting the stage for other N.B.A. players to do so.
A doctor in Hobbs., N.M., Christopher S. Driskill, who was elected the state medical society’s president, now faces the loss of his license over accusations that include sexual relations with patients.
Although oil prices are down more than 40 percent since June, airline executives say other expenses rose and they are reinvesting in their companies.
Congress limped Wednesday toward a rare bipartisan agreement on a spending bill, but disagreements threatened to derail it, including over a provision to roll back Wall Street reforms.
The initial testing, set to unfold over several weeks in San Antonio, will replicate tests done nearly a decade ago when the product was introduced.
For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. Then one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.
The shared website for the city of Oakland, Calif., and its police department was offline intermittently Wednesday, and the hacker group Anonymous claimed responsibility.
Crews in Northern California cleared storm drains and residents loaded up on sandbags Wednesday ahead of a powerful storm that was expected to pack hurricane-force wind capable of toppling trees and power lines.
Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and chairman of the special committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, opened the panel’s second hearing by defending why he continues to ask questions about what happened that day.
Two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are getting radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary, research shows.
For those who think Democrats are devoid of ideas, now comes proof: a liberal political organization plans Wednesday to unveil a new website where the public can ‘’submit and vote on big ideas’’ for the party to champion.
The city is expected to formally emerge from bankruptcy court protection as early as Wednesday, state officials said, ending the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.
The sharp partisan split over the validity of the Senate’s new report on torture raises questions about how closely the two parties will cooperate on intelligence issues when Republicans take control of Congress in January.