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State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after...

Israel mobilises 16,000 more reservists - spokesperson

Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists, taking their total to 86,000, as military operations in the Gaza Strip continue, an army spokeswoman said...

Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27b for 'Hustle' fraud

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay a $1.27 billion (£750.75 million) penalty for fraud over shoddy mortgages sold by...

Philippines urges nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

The Philippines renewed calls for thousands of its nationals to leave Libya on Thursday after a...



ShowBiz Minute: Saldana, Singer, Franklin

Zoe Saldana fuels pregnancy rumors; lawyers want off the Bryan Singer case; Aretha Franklin teases new record. (July 30)

Today in History

Highlights of this day in history: Ranger 7 beams lunar pictures; France's Marquis de Lafayette makes his name in the American Revolution; Thomas Eagleton withdraws as George McGovern's running...

Michelle Obama: 'Blood of Africa Runs Through My Veins'

Speaking to a group of young Africans in Washington, US first lady Michelle Obama said that the "blood of Africa" runs through her veins. (July...