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14 years in guantanamo: "they broke me"


in his first tv interview, mohamedou slahi describes being tortured at guantanamo bay -- and how some of his guards became like family






released detainee asks to leave native tunisia and return to guantánamo


hedi hammami, 47, seems to have rebuilt his life after eight years as a detainee in the u.s. detention facility in guantánamo bay, cuba. yet the pressures of living in tunisia’s faltering democracy drove him to make an extreme request. he’s asked to be returned to guantánamo.






preview: ex-gitmo detainee on torture: "they broke me"


in his first tv interview, mohamedou slahi describes being tortured at guantanamo bay -- and how some of his guards became like family; sunday, march 12 at 7 p.m. et/pt






former guantanamo inmate killed in us strike in yemen


a former guantanamo bay inmate was killed in a us air strike in yemen last week, the defense department said monday, as part of a stepped-up campaign against al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. “we can confirm the death of a former guantanamo bay detainee, yasir al-silmi,” pentagon spokes...






alleged 9/11 plotter blasts obama in letter from guantanamo


miami (ap) — the man who says he masterminded the sept. 11 terrorist attack condemns president barack obama and the u.s. in a letter sent from the guantanamo prison. khalid shaikh mohammad says the hijacking plot in 2001 was a “natural reaction” to years of u.s. policies that he says targeted the muslim world. the […]






ap fact check: trump's blame off base on guantanamo


president donald trump targeted the wrong president when he criticized the obama administration for releasing "122 vicious prisoners" from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities.






ap fact check: trump’s blame off base on guantanamo


president donald trump targeted the wrong president tuesday when he criticized the obama administration for releasing "122 vicious prisoners" from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities.






us airstrikes kill former guantanamo detainee in yemen


u.s. airstrikes against an al-qaida-linked militant group in yemen killed a former detainee at guantanamo bay, cuba, who was released in 2009 despite earlier recommendations that he remain in custody because he was considered a "high threat" to america and its allies.






us airstrikes kill former guantanamo detainee in yemen


u.s. airstrikes against an al-qaida-linked militant group in yemen killed a former guantanamo bay, cuba, detainee who was released in 2009 despite earlier recommendations that he remain in custody because he was considered a high threat to america and its allies.






9/11 lawyer says trump ‘serious’ about using guantanamo prison


the lawyer of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed said on monday he believes us president donald trump is serious about using guantanamo bay to house more “terrorist” suspects. defence lawyer david nevin added that any chance of closing the notorious site had been lost...






how to gracefully offer help to a broke friend


q: your friend is broke but too proud to ask for money. how can you help in a respectful way? if you know your friend is broke because he or she has mentioned the situation to you, then it provides a window to start a dialogue and assess what your friend means by "broke." some people may use this...






the upside of downsizing: move managers aid older adults with relocation


for 22 years, sandy zedella enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle at her spacious three-level townhouse in lake barrington. then one day last march, the avid golfer bent down to put on her house slippers and broke her back, which had deteriorated from a pre-existing condition. two months later, she broke...






ap fact check: trump’s blame off base on guantanamo


miami (ap) — president donald trump targeted the wrong president tuesday when he criticized the obama administration for releasing “122 vicious prisoners” from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities. the latest report from the office of the director of national intelligence shows that 122 men who were held at the u.s. […]






ap fact check: trump’s blame off base on guantanamo


miami (ap) — president donald trump targeted the wrong president when he criticized the obama administration for releasing “122 vicious prisoners” from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities. the latest report from the office of the director of national intelligence shows that 122 men who were held at the u.s. base […]






live updates: strongest storm in years moves through l.a. area


live updates: strongest storm in years moves through l.a. area feb. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m. the strongest storm to hit southern california in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. the storm broke rain records at several locations . an estimated 50,000...






50,000 l.a. residents are still without power, and amtrak is expected to resume


live updates: strongest storm in years moves through l.a. area feb. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m. the strongest storm to hit southern california in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. the storm broke rain records at several locations . an estimated 50,000...






police rescue three from santa ana river, find one drowning victim in thousand o


live updates: strongest storm in years moves through l.a. area feb. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m. the strongest storm to hit southern california in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. the storm broke rain records at several locations . an estimated 50,000...






man charged in burglary, vandalism of pennsylvania capitol


harrisburg, pa. (ap) — a 27-year-old-man is facing burglary, vandalism, resisting arrest and mischief charges after he allegedly broke into the pennsylvania capitol building, broke signs and sprayed fire suppressant around senate corridors. capitol police identified the man monday as ryan william stump, of gettysburg. he was also charged with public drunkenness. stump allegedly broke […]






denver broke another record for hot february days


denver broke its second record high this month on wednesday but it has a long way to go if it wants to make the top five -- top 10 even -- of hottest februaries on record.






dear amy: woman ponders disclosing long-ago choice


for the first time in many years, i have been thinking about an episode from my earlier life. i got pregnant one month before my 16th birthday. it was literally the first time i'd had sex; we used a condom, and it broke. that's all it took.






graphic: here's how much rain fell across southern california in the past 48 hou


live updates: strongest storm in years moves through l.a. area feb. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m. the strongest storm to hit southern california in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. the storm broke rain records at several locations . an estimated 50,000...






should jeanette vizguerra be deported? does she deserve sympathy? (4 letters)


why is jeanette vizguerra above the law? she knowingly broke the law to enter the country. she knowingly broke the law to gain employment.






woman ponders disclosing long-ago choice


dear amy: for the first time in many years, i have been thinking about an episode from my earlier life. i got pregnant one month before my 16th birthday. it was literally the first time i'd had sex; we used a condom, and it broke. that's all it took. as you can imagine, i was devastated. i know...






shocker: denver broke another temperature record


denver broke its fourth record tuesday, hitting 73 degrees and beating out the previous 1995 record of 71 degrees. and we're left to wonder, how many times can february beat the same ol' drum?






isil suicide bomber identified as former guantanamo detainee awarded $1.25m comp


'no one who is returned will actually be a threat to the security of the british people,' the government assured after jamal al-harith's released in 2004






caterpillar denies that it broke tax laws


caterpillar is denying that it broke federal tax laws a week after its headquarters and other facilities were raided by the internal revenue service and other federal agencies. the exact reason for the raids remains unclear, but caterpillar told the securities and exchange commission in a filing...






trump confused (again!) in today's new tweet about obama and guantanamo


trump just can't seem to get his facts right. this morning he tweeted, “122 vicious prisoners, released by the obama administration from gitmo, have returned to the battlefield. just another terrible decision!” in reality, 93 percent – or 113 out of 122 – of those prisoners were released during the bush administration, while only 9 were released under obama's administration. according to abc: according to a september 2016 report from the u.s. office of the director of national intelligence, 113 of those 122 detainees who have been confirmed as “re-engaging” were released from guantanamo bay under the bush administration. only nine of them were released during the obama administration. the tweet came less than an hour after a segment on "fox and friends" about mohammed tahar, aka yasir al-s






beatrice beddor, mother of 10 and ballroom dance champion, dies at 90


beatrice “bea” beddor missed her first u.s. ballroom dancing championship in years when she broke a wrist skiing in colorado.






former toronto symphony ceo is ‘broke’ but spending $20,000 per month on credit


jeff melanson wants his estranged wife to help pay for their court battle, while spending more than $520,000 on his credit card expenditures in the last two years






4 dead and 3 injured in oregon house fire, deputy says


four people died and three were seriously injured after a house fire broke out overnight in a small timber town in rural oregon, authorities said wednesday. there were fewer than 10 people in the home when the fire broke out around 2 a.m. in riddle, a struggling community about 200 miles south...






caterpillar denies that it broke tax laws


washington (ap) — caterpillar is denying that it broke federal tax laws a week after its headquarters and other facilities were raided by the internal revenue service and other federal agencies. the exact reason for the raids remains unclear, but caterpillar told the securities and exchange commission in a filing last month that the irs […]






pakistan's police find body bearing marks of is execution


pakistani police have found body of a man in the central city of multan with chained feet, tied hands, and wearing a guantanamo-style orange jumpsuit.






police say alleged ohio burglar broke in, made self at home


police say an ohio burglar made himself at home in houses he broke into by cooking and showering before leaving.






white house backs off plan to revive cia ‘black site’ prisons


the draft order retains language that focuses on making greater use of the military’s guantánamo bay, cuba, prison, which the obama administration had tried to close.






russell westbrook's latest triple-double in a win surpasses wilt chamberlain's m


russell westbrook broke a tie with wilt chamberlain and inched closer to oscar robertson when he had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season on saturday in leading the oklahoma city thunder to a 112-104 victory over the visiting utah jazz. westbrook broke...