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‘Unknowable’ If CIA Methods Elicited Useful Information, Agency’s Chief Says

‘Unknowable’ If CIA Methods Elicited Useful Information, Agency’s Chief SaysJohn Brennan's comments come two days after the Senate Intelligence Committee released the executive summary of its report on the CIA's interrogation practices.

Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb Concussions

Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb ConcussionsThe idea, according to a scientist at New Hampshire University, is to teach each player "rugby awareness," so he'll be more likely to keep his head out of harm's way. Helmets off, eyes up.

Officials Set To Dismantle Final ‘Occupy’ Camp In Hong Kong

Officials Set To Dismantle Final ‘Occupy’ Camp In Hong KongAfter two months of demonstrations, police said they would clear a camp near the government offices in the Central business district. Students planned one last sit-in.

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew Survey

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew SurveyFor the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.

From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food Rules

From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food RulesThe giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.

Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop Archive

Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop ArchiveThe founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

Report Says CIA Misled Congress, White House On Interrogation Program

Report Says CIA Misled Congress, White House On Interrogation ProgramThe report is the most comprehensive account of interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The report found the techniques provided no useful intelligence.

5 Interrogation Methods The CIA Used On Terrorism Suspects

The Senate's report says CIA interrogators used methods such as rectal infusion and waterboarding on detainees. The report says the techniques were ineffective, a point the agency disputes.

Why Aren’t World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?

Why Aren’t World Leaders Angrier About Violence Against Women?That's what South African activist Bafana Khumalo wants to know. He's spoken out for 20 years. He protested at the White House today and will accept an award for his efforts tomorrow.