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Graphic report on CIA interrogations, torture released by Senate panel

By Brian Bennett

December 9, 2014


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WASHINGTON - After the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the CIA's brutal interrogation program lost track of captives, led to false confessions and fabricated information, and produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks, according to a long-delayed Senate study. The 499-page executive summary ...

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

By Becky Nguyen

November 3, 2014


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La Casa Cultural Latina, University YMCA and La Casa Alliance of Student Organizations came together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos on Thursday at the University YMCA. Latzer Hall’s perimeter was aligned with altars in commemoration of loved ones and colorful banners to liven up the dim room.   There w...

Pianist, National Guard officer performs for ‘A Salute to Veterans’

Pianist, National Guard officer performs for ‘A Salute to Veterans’

By Annabeth Carlson

November 3, 2014


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Pianist Ian Gindes will always remember his first big audience. It was not in a concert hall, but rather a theater in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in front of hundreds of young soldiers at a meeting for basic training. Gindes was one of them. It was 2004 and tensions ran high while soldiers were getting ...