Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
  • The invisible candidacies of Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee

    It can be hard to find evidence that the two ex-senators are seriously running for president. […]

  • Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in neighboring seats. […]

  • AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. […]

  • Baltimore court mulls statements' admissibility in black man's death

    Defense attorneys and prosecutors clashed on Tuesday over statements by Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man who died from an injury in police custody, an incident that triggered protests and rioting. Defense attorneys contended in the Baltimore City Circuit Court pretrial hearing that statements officers made to internal police department investigators probing the death […]

  • Muslim groups' lawsuit over N.Y. surveillance revived by U.S. court

    A coalition of Muslim groups can pursue a civil rights lawsuit that accuses New York City police of conducting secret surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey without suspicion of criminal activity, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia reversed a lower court's decision to throw out the case, finding the plaintiffs had legal standing to assert […]

  • ACLU sues two psychologists who devised CIA interrogation program

    The American Civil Liberties Union sued two psychologists who devised the CIA's Bush-era interrogation program on Tuesday, saying they encouraged the agency "to adopt torture as official policy" and made millions of dollars in the process. James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, two former military psychologists, "designed the torture methods and performed illegal human experimentation on CIA prisoners […]

  • What to expect from Bernie Sanders at Tuesday's Democratic debate

    He may be an outsider, but that doesn't mean he's a stranger to the debate stage. […]