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Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge shows the NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill her extensive collection of guitars and tells the story behind a few special instruments. It’s been a big year for Melissa Etheridge, personally and professionally...
A guard in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Larisa Epatko Two military psychologists were contracted by the U.S. government for $180 million to develop the enhanced interrogation tactics within the CIA’s Enhanced Interrogation...
Senate investigators delivered a damning indictment of CIA practices Tuesday, accusing the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners beyond legal limits and deceiving the nation with narratives of life-saving interrogations...
An Amazon worker pushes a box of diapers along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Phoenix Fulfillment Center in Goodyear, Arizona. The Supreme Court ruled today that the company does not have to pay its workers for time spent waiting to pass through...
American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks...
A protester on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley faces police with his hands up during Saturday night’s protest. Photo by Patrick Chong/Daily Californian. Weekend protests in Berkeley, California, responding to recent grand jury decisions concerning the...