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  • Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy

    Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, broke color barrier at Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living. He was 85. "It's important for America to...
  • Senators to question top generals on abuse

    WASHINGTON - With Republicans feuding over how actively to investigate the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, senators plan to question three top generals today about how far up the military chain of command responsibility for the detainee mistreatment...
  • General testifies he didn't see Red Cross report for 3 months

    WASHINGTON - The top U.S. general in Iraq said yesterday that he did not see a report that the International Committee of the Red Cross issued in November detailing abuses at Abu Ghraib prison until three months after the military received it. His...
  • FBI agents not part of Iraq abuses

    WASHINGTON - FBI agents working overseas in Iraq and elsewhere did not participate in abusive interrogation of prisoners or witness any mistreatment, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III said yesterday. Bureau guidelines prohibit agents from taking part in...
  • Some U.S. prison contractors may avoid charges

    The U.S. civilian interrogators questioning prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq work not under a military contract but on one from the Department of the Interior, a bureaucratic twist that could complicate any effort to hold them criminally responsible...
  • Torture memos exempted al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON - The confidential Justice Department memos criticized by Democrats as laying the legal foundation for Iraqi prisoner abuses were aimed mainly at showing that international treaties banning torture do not apply to al-Qaida and Taliban...
  • New abuse allegations surfacing against U.S.

    WASHINGTON - More cases of possible mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners have come to Congress' attention and need investigation by the Pentagon, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said yesterday. Sen. John Warner, a Virginia Republican, also...
  • As England's second trial begins, questions linger

    The last scheduled court-martial of an Army reservist arising from the Abu Ghraib prison investigations begins today in Fort Hood, Texas, with the trial of Pfc. Lynndie R. England, who became a lightning rod of international outrage in photographs showing...
  • Guards say Abu Ghraib abuses went beyond photos

    FORT HOOD, Tex. - Two Army Reserve troops at the center of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal faced off in a military courtroom yesterday, with one describing from the witness stand harsh treatment by his fellow soldier that went beyond what the...
  • Detainee testifies Graner abused him

    FORT HOOD, Texas - An Iraqi man imprisoned at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison angrily described a night of lurid abuses in videotaped testimony yesterday, saying he was stripped naked, punched in the chest, piled on top of fellow inmates and forced into...
  • Abuse claims multiplying

    The Army launched dozens of investigations into detainee abuses across Iraq in the past two years - probing claims of beatings and torture that rivaled the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - but case after case was closed with U.S. troops facing no charges or...
  • Female interrogators said to use sex on Muslims at Guantanamo

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Female interrogators tried to break Muslim detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by sexual touching, wearing a miniskirt and thong underwear, and in one case smearing a Saudi's face with fake menstrual blood,...