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National & World Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report (New) Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report
Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document.
National & World Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls
Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
National & World FBI: Teen girls may have tried to join jihadis
Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.
National & World Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys
A Texas man admitted Tuesday to setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago, bringing a surprising end to a long fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully imprisoned him.
National & World 1 American released from N. Korea; 2 others still captive 1 American released from N. Korea; 2 others still captive
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.
National & World Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas
Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.
National & World Another month, another global heat record broken Another month, another global heat record broken
It sounds like a broken record: Last month again set a new mark for global heat. And meteorologists say Earth is now on pace to tie the hottest year ever recorded, or more likely, to break it.
National & World CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.