American Psychological Assocation: We Will Not Rebuke Member for Gitmo Torture

The American Psychological Association is protecting one of its members from formal rebuke for his role in torturing a Guantanamo Bay inmate. The esteemed professional association stated in a December 31 confidential letter, obtained by Guardian reporters and released publicly on Wednesday, that it is declining to rebuke member John Leso. “[W]e have determined that […]

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Ukraine Signs Arrest Warrant for Ousted Leader

Ukraine’s ousted President Vicktor Yanukovich, who fled over the weekend as anti-government forces stormed parliament and the presidential residence, is now wanted under an arrested warrant issued by the interim government that has taken control in Kiev. Last spotted in the Crimean peninsula, his exact whereabout remain unknown. As the Associated Press reports Monday: The […]

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Labor Secretary Tom Perez to join DNC race

Labor Secretary Tom Perez will launch his campaign to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) this Thursday, a source with knowledge of his thinking told the Hill. Perez is expected to announce his bid on a conference call with state Democratic chairman then, giving Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) his first serious challenger for […]

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