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What you should know about Cory Gardner’s meeting with accused human...

Last week, Colorado’s Republican U.S. Senator, Cory Gardner, met with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila. The news came as a surprise to political...

Battle brewing between Obama and civil liberties groups on detentions

It was a blind quote hitting the civil-libertarian solar plexus. Bad enough that, as ProPublica’s Dafna Linzner and The Washington Post’s Peter Finn reported late on Friday afternoon, the Obama administration was readying an executive order that would establish a system of preventive detention in terrorism cases. President Obama himself had indicated in a May speech at the National Archives that he wanted to seek legislation toward the same idea. But now an administration official had told reporters that those same opponents of preventive detention had given the president cover to pursue it: “Civil liberties groups have encouraged the administration, that if a prolonged detention system were to be sought, to do it through executive order.”

Even Without Video, Proof of CIA Torture Exists

When he didn't answer or provided an answer they didn't like, at first would slap Mowhoush, and then after a few slaps, it...