Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:44pm
Psychologists who designed the CIA's harsh interrogation methods for the war on terror want a lawsuit from three former detainees dismissed, but a federal judge said Thursday that he was inclined to allow it to move to a trial that was expected to include classified information.
Peter Orsi and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:30pm
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin who twice made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run as the country's most wanted man, was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday to face drug trafficking and other charges.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:11pm
The father of a New Yorker who joined the Islamic State group told a jury on Thursday that he searched desperately for his son, following him to Turkey and meeting with one of his contacts before lying to the FBI about the trip.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:04pm
More winter snow and rain pummeled the West on Thursday as the first in a series of expected storms soaked morning commuters in much of California, dumped 18 more inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada and closed schools in Oregon.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 3:51pm
With a few final moves and a round of goodbyes, President Barack Obama quietly closed out his presidency on Thursday and prepared for life as a private citizen, as the country readied itself for President-elect Donald Trump.