Most Americans say torture justified after 9/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) A majority of Americans believe that the harsh interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were justified, even as about half more…

Russians unfazed as ruble hits historic lows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) MOSCOW — Russia appeared headed Tuesday into a full-fledged currency crisis after the central bank imposed a massive, middle-of-the-night interest rate hike but failed to halt more…

GOP governor backs Medicaid expansion in state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE TENNESSEAN) In a major policy move, Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the new Insure Tennessee plan, a two-year pilot program that would provide health care coverage to more…

Senate confirms NRA foe as surgeon general

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) President Obama's pick to serve as the next surgeon general was confirmed Monday evening more than a year and half after being nominated, more…

Largest detention center in U.S. opens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Saying our borders are "not open to illegal migration," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday opened in Dilley, Texas, what is billed as the largest more…

15,000 join anti-Islam protest in Germany

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Its members have been dubbed the “pinstriped Nazis” and they refer to their demonstrations as “evening strolls” through German cities. But on Monday night, an estimated more…

Obama, Christie back together again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) As President Obama touched down in New Jersey on Monday, he met a man who might have visions of being the next person given the keys more…