The McClatchy news service late Thursday published what it said are the voluminous, still-classified review's 20 findings. It concludes that the "enhanced interrogation techniques" failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
If senators vote this week to release key sections of a voluminous report on terrorist interrogations, an already strained relationship between lawmakers and the CIA could become even more rancorous, and President Barack Obama might have to step into the…
By Bradley Klapper & Stephen Braun, Associated Press
News Wrap: Romney Says He Won't Watch President Obama's DNC Speech…
In other news Friday, federal bank regulators came under fire in the Senate for their role in the Washington Mutual bank failure, and President Obama renewed his calls to rein in the derivatives market in the financial system.
In other news, the House approved another $97 billion in war funding for Iraq and Afghanistan through September, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi again denied she knew about terror suspects being waterboarded amid mounting criticism.
By PBS NewsHour
The accused mastermind of Sept. 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, told a military tribunal Thursday in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that he would welcome the death penalty and wished to become a martyr.
After Attorney General Michael Mukasey took charge of the Justice Department, he called for an evaluation of the legalities of the "waterboarding" interrogation tactic. In an interview, Mukasey considers the waterboarding debate, charges against Sept. 11 suspects and the strength…
In a hearing Friday, a federal judge sought answers on the legality of the 2005 destruction of CIA interrogation tapes. The NewsHour discusses the current investigation of the tapes with Ari Shapiro, justice correspondent for National Public Radio.
The Senate Intelligence Committee questioned U.S. officials behind closed doors Tuesday about the destruction of CIA tapes of the interrogations of top terror suspects. Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., and Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., discuss the congressional probe.
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