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U.S. rights groups want special prosecutor to probe CIA tactics 3:02pm EST

WASHINGTON - U.S. civil rights groups on Monday called on the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the CIA's use of torture and other extreme measures during interrogations.

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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. | Video

Tech, World, Media, North Korea 12:05am EST

Obama to name Sally Yates as pick for deputy attorney general

HONOLULU - U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce on Monday that U.S. Attorney Sally Yates will be his nominee for deputy attorney general, the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, a U.S. official said.

U.S. 8:53am EST

Young Cuban-American groups emerge as Obama allies

MIAMI - For a handful of Cuban-Americans, President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy wasn't much of a shocker.

21 Dec 2014

CIA unlikely to punish staff over Senate computer search: NYT

WASHINGTON - A panel investigating the CIA's search of a computer network used by U.S. Senate staff will not recommend disciplining the agency officials involved in the incident, according to the New York Times.

U.S. 20 Dec 2014