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2009-05-03 12:39:00

COVER: "FEAR & THE FLU. The New Age of Pandemics." Contributor Laurie Garrett writes about the H1N1 flu virus and how it has spread from pigs and birds to humans around the globe. She explains why microbes like the H1N1 flu have become a growing threat.

2008-06-17 15:00:03

WASHINGTON _ The CIA, which had authority to use harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorist detainees, advised U.S. military officials at Guantanamo in 2002 on how far they could go in extracting information from captives there, documents released at a Senate hearing Tuesday show.

2006-08-07 15:18:36

By Matthew Bigg RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - A CIA contractor accused of beating an Afghan prisoner so badly that he died two days later went on trial for assault on Monday in a case that raises questions about the treatment of detainees by interrogators.

2006-04-27 10:53:48

By David Morgan GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - An al Qaeda suspect told a U.S.

2006-04-26 12:59:01

By David Morgan GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - An al Qaeda suspect who earned top privileges for good behavior in the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, asked a military judge on Wednesday to overturn a camp rule that detainees who face trial be held in maximum security.

2006-04-25 14:57:35

By David Morgan GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - A Saudi charged with being part of an al Qaeda bomb-making cell branded the United States on Tuesday as an enemy of God and rejected its right to try him in a military tribunal.

2006-04-14 14:08:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld allowed an "abusive and degrading" interrogation of an al Qaeda detainee in 2002, the online magazine Salon reported on Friday, citing an Army document.

2006-04-06 14:25:27

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - An Ethiopian prisoner called his Guantanamo war crimes tribunal a con on Thursday and said that after four years of interrogations, the U.S. military had not even managed to learn the correct spelling of his name.

2006-04-06 14:06:25

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - An Ethiopian prisoner called his Guantanamo war crimes tribunal a con on Thursday and said that after four years of interrogations, the U.S. military had not even managed to learn the correct spelling of his name.

2006-03-07 18:07:56

By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - The U.S. government knew by the 1990s how al Qaeda trained suicide operatives but missed capturing the man who masterminded the September 11 attacks about four years before they occurred, an FBI agent said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.