Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U. Full Story
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs after one of his victims managed to escape from it in January.   Full Story
 
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.   Full Story
 
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.   Full Story
 
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.   Full Story
 
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.   Full Story
 
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court.   Full Story
 
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge on Wednesday will consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she continues serving a 35-year sentence for passing loads of classified U.   Full Story
 
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Worried about hackers? You should be

A new report found that hackers are becoming more efficient and organized while many companies are struggling to get even fundamental cybersecurity measures into place. Full Story
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Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes. 
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Oprah Winfrey sued by her stepmom

Barbara Winfrey claims Oprah kicked her out of her own Nashville home following a divorce.