WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director John Brennan says the spy agency did not hack into computers that Senate staffers were using to investigate Bush-era interrogation programs.
Brennan says the CIA wants to put the post-9/11 detention and interrogation program behind it. That program is the subject of an investigation by the Senate Intelligence Committee. The committee says the CIA improperly accessed Senate computers. Brennan says the CIA wouldn't do that....
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is fulfilling a State of the Union pledge to preserve more federal lands by adding more California coastline to a national monument.
Obama on Tuesday signed a proclamation permanently protecting some 1,665 acres in Northern California's Mendocino County, just north of Point Arena. He says he wants to make sure the land is cherished and preserved for future generations.
Text of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein's statement on the Senate floor about her committee's investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in its detention and interrogation program, as provided by her office:
Over the past week, there have been numerous press articles written about the Intelligence Committee's oversight review of the Detention and Interrogation Program of the CIA; specifically, press attention has focused...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc.
A panel of California medical experts voted Monday that Gilead's Sovaldi represents a "low value" treatment, considering its cost compared with older drugs for the blood-borne virus.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida hospital has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a Medicare fraud whistle-blower lawsuit.
Halifax Hospital Medical Center of the Daytona Beach area reached the agreement with federal authorities Monday.
The hospital's director of physician services filed a whistle-blower lawsuit in 2009, accusing the facility of filing false Medicare claims and paying doctors improperly. The Justice Department intervened on some...
MIAMI (AP) — A May 5 trial date was set Tuesday for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's license.
Prosecutor Daniel Diaz-Balart also said at a brief hearing that no plea offer has been made for the 20-year-old pop singer, who has pleaded not guilty. Bieber's attorney, Roy Black, also said there was no plea deal on the table and none had been rejected, even though first...