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WASHINGTON — When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on a captured al-Qaida operative, the response from Bush administration lawyers was encouraging, even clinical. In one of several memos forming the legal...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Joining us now from Cusco, Peru, is William Mauldin. He has been covering the climate talks in Lima for The Wall Street Journal. So, what did they actually agree on? WILLIAM MAULDIN: Well, they...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It’s both the darling of Wall Street and the bane of local regulators across the country and around the world. Uber is the on-demand car-sharing service which faces legal challenges in...
A protester is given water during her arrest following a ‘Millions March’ demonstration on Dec. 13 in Oakland, California. Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Dozens of protesters who marched in major cities across the country were...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks with reporters after the U.S. Senate voted to approve a $1.1 trillion omnibus funding bill on December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion...
Will Jeb Bush (c) announce plans to run in the 2016 presidential election? Even those closest to him are unsure. Photos by Getty Images This report was co-written by Thomas Beaumont of the Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeb Bush’s...