At 11am the Senate Intel Committee headed by U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein releases a report on the interrogation techniques used on terror suspects after 9/11. It's expected to criticize the use of torture and question the strength of the information it gleaned. Many have questioned the wisdom of releasing the heavily redacted report for fear it will inflame tensions worldwide and could hurt U.S. national security. Others say it's long overdue. Feinstein now expected to take the Senate floor at 11am to speak about the report. Catherine Herridge, Ed Henry and Greg Palkot reporting.
The other big story we're watching is testimony before the House Oversight Committee by Jonathan Gruber.. one of the architects of Obamacare. He's become notorious for comments on the Affordable Care Act.. and for calling Americans stupid. He's said it only was able to be passed by subterfuge.
We expected to get details on a spending bill that would keep the government funded last night, but no such luck. The government will run out of money on December 12th, so there is some urgency. Apparently there are some new roadblocks. Carl Cameron reporting.
There were more violent protests, looting and vandalism in Berkley and Oakland in California overnight. The mayor of Berkley says "thugs" are using the protests against alleged police violence as a pretext for vandalism.
Terrible news on the small plane crash we covered yesterday in Maryland. The crash killed a young mother and her two boys who were in the house the plane hit.
Markets taking a hit yesterday with the Dow falling more than 100 points. Overnight, Chinese stocks were hit hard. Keep an eye on stocks today.
A huge series of storms making a mess of the Northeast today. Rain from DC to Boston and snow inland. Rick Leventhal and Janice Dean on that.
Britain's Prince William and Kate and continuing their whirlwind tour of the U.S. with tourist highlights across NYC today including the Empire State Building and the Met.
We'll also take a look at a disturbing trend in travel today with hotels copying the wild array of fee add-ons. Marriot and Hilton hotels now charging for late cancellations, and there's new fees for everything from Wifi to late check out to rooms with a view.
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