How 'Torture Porn' Captured the Violent Atmosphere of a Post-9/11 World
Films like 'Saw' and 'Hostel' may have felt like gratuitous gore, but they also reflected an era in which death and torture was entering everyday life.
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Dick Cheney's Autographed Waterboard Kit Was for Sale on eBay
Bids for the kit topped $3,000 before the page, ostensibly run by Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego, was taken down.
Horror Writer Blake Leibel Sentenced to Life For Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend
The judge called the murder an act of “inconceivable cruelty."
Horror Writer Found Guilty of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend
The prosecution said Blake Leibel was jealous that his girlfriend was paying more attention to their baby than him.
Trial Begins for Horror Writer Accused of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend in Hollywood
A prosecutor accused Blake Leibel of following the storyline of one of his graphic novels in carrying out the heinous crime.
I Was 21, Framed, and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison
When police found my friend's insulin and needles, they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.
Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA director
Trump's controversial pick secured more than enough votes in the Senate.
Gina Haspel now says the CIA should have never had a torture program
Last week, Gina Haspel defended the CIA’s use of torture. Now, she says the program should never have existed.
A former CIA operative was kicked out of Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing for protesting
The protester, Ray McGovern, used to brief Ronald Reagan every morning.
Gina Haspel’s "moral compass" apparently doesn’t extend to condemning CIA torture
"I’m not gonna sit here, with the benefit of hindsight, and judge the very good people who made hard decisions who were running the agency," Haspel said.
Trump tweets glowing reference for CIA nominee Gina Haspel who's linked to torture
"Think of that, in these very dangerous times, we have the most qualified person, a woman, who Democrats want OUT because she is too tough on terror," Trump wrote.
New CIA Director Gina Haspel Oversaw Torture at a Black Site Then Lost Evidence of It
As "chief of base" of a CIA Black Site in Thailand, Haspel oversaw the torture and waterboarding of Abu Zubaydah, who still hasn't been charged with a crime.