In scathing report, Senate blasts CIA tactics, deceit

The Senate report provides an accounting of some of the grisliest techniques that the CIA used to torture terrorism suspects.

The Senate report has raised questions about what President George W. Bush knew and what the CIA told him about an interrogation program that has tarred the US as a nation that tortures.


Bush was kept in dark on CIA tactics, torture report says

For four years, interrogators slammed and soaked prisoners without the president being told exactly what was going on.

Rain was expected to coninue into the evening.

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Downpours, winds expected to last into the early evening

?That?ll make for kind of a hard [evening] commute, with the wind-driven rain,? a National Weather Service meteorologist said.

Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Warren, finding support, ramps up attacks on Treasury pick

Senator Warren issued her fiercest salvo yet over President Obama?s choice for a key Treasury Department post.

Panel keeps current sprinkler regulations for nightclubs

A fire official was worried that new rules would compromise fire safety for patrons in hundreds of nightspots.

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 01: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Fenway Park on June 1, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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Red Sox, Cubs front-runners for Lester, official says

The Giants? assistant general manager said San Francisco believes it is in the ?back seat? on the negotiations for the lefthander.

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 10: Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics delivers the ball against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 10, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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Pitching market shrinks after Jeff Samardzija trade

The righthander was part of the Red Sox? plan B if they didn?t get Jon Lester.

A Charlotte firefighter tended to Cam Newton following a two-vehicle crash not far from the team's stadium on Tuesday.

Panthers QB Cam Newton suffers back fractures after car crash

The accident happened one block from the Carolina Panthers? stadium.

Berkshire Farms Market, which opened at Logan in April, is one of several food vendors at the airport that offer travelers healthier fare than typical fast-food eateries.

At Logan, pre-flight meals take healthy turn

In the last few years, vendors like Berkshire Farms Market and Gogo Stop have transformed dining at Logan International Airport.

// Baker concerned about EBT card confusion

The state?s photo ID requirement with EBT cards has prevented some low-income families from buying groceries.

Marcus Johns, Cameron Dallas, Nash Grier, and Cody Johns have amassed their fame in six-second increments.

?Expelled? star Cameron Dallas grew up on Vine

Dallas might not be a household name just yet, but he holds a special place on quite a few smartphones and laptops.

After Sony hack, aliases of Hollywood stars leaked

The recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has reportedly resulted in leaked aliases used by Hollywood celebrities.

// Accused MIT professor became famous amid online course boom

Walter Lewin was a YouTube sensation whose lectures drew millions as the market began to explode for digital classes.

// MIT professor apologizes for health care law remarks

Jonathan Gruber was criticized for stating that the law was passed by relying on ?the stupidity of the American voter.?


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// Three ways to increase gun safety in the home

Every day there resides among Americans a clear and present danger ? millions of guns.

The Big Picture

Los Angeles city firefighters battle a massive fire at a seven-story downtown apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles, California December 8, 2014.

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Massive fire in downtown Los Angeles

The huge fire shut down parts of two major freeways in Los Angeles early Monday morning.