The Senate Committee report's summary concludes the CIA mislead the public, Congress, and the White House both about the severity of treatment and about effectiveness of torture.
The Senate began investigating the CIA's detainee program nearly six years ago. It completed a draft of its report two years ago. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee has finally released the report's blistering executive summary. (The full report remains classified.) What took so long? It's a tale of White House indecisiveness, Republican opposition, and CIA snooping.
The city of Portland in Oregon said it is prepared to issue civil and criminal penalties against Uber and its drivers for operating without required permits and inspections
The state hopes to save its rapidly disappearing coastline with a 50-year, $50 billion plan based on science that’s never been tested and money it doesn’t have. What could go wrong?
This story is second in a two-part series on Louisiana’s rapidly disappearing coastline. Read part one.
As Brig. Gen Duke DeLuca wrapped up his 32-year career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in August, he contemplated the key to Louisiana’s massive, 50-year, $50 billion effort to prevent the southeastern portion of the state from being swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico.
DeLuca, an expert on the many threats facing the coast, said: “It will take a moon-shot type of investment in the science.”
Many in Louisiana’s coastal scientific community believe DeLuca’s description is right on the mark, capturing the undertaking’s daunting uncertainties.
The mission could not have been set on a more challenging landscape, at a more inopportune time.