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Abu Zubaydah, waterboarded by CIA, pleads for freedom

Abu Zubaydah, the war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release – the first time he’s been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan.

Guantánamo

Abu Zubaydah, waterboarded by CIA, pleads for freedom

Abu Zubaydah, the war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release — the first time he’s been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan.

World

One explanation of how democracy died in Venezuela

A scathing open letter by the head of the Organization of American States is the latest broadside against Venezuela. Luis Almagro has been the leading voice denouncing the country for human rights violations and economic malfeasance. No other Latin American leader, let alone any other world leader, has been as outspoken.

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Victims of the Beast migrant train tell their story

Five Hondurans whose arms or legs were severed by the Beast migrant train while traveling through Mexico toward the U.S. border recount their ordeal in Miami last week.
Photos by Patrick Farrell Edited by CM Guerrero
Victims of the Beast migrant train tell their story 2:21

Victims of the Beast migrant train tell their story

A look at Marquetalia, birthplace of Colombia's rebel movement 2:38

A look at Marquetalia, birthplace of Colombia's rebel movement

One of the most jaw-dropping athletes in Rio isn’t part of the Olympics 1:56

One of the most jaw-dropping athletes in Rio isn’t part of the Olympics

Guantánamo shows media cement block bunkhouse 1:03

Guantánamo shows media cement block bunkhouse