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The California siblings allegedly held captive and tortured by their parents kept journals that likely hold "powerful evidence" in the case, the district attorney said.
The California parents accused of starving and shackling their 13 children allegedly forced them to shower only once a year, never took them to a dentist, and strangled and beat them routinely, prosecutors said today.
The grandparents of 13 children allegedly abused and kept shackled to beds in their Southern California home said the parents had so many kids because "God called on them."
Police in California say they rescued 13 siblings, aged 2 to 29, from a home where they were found chained to beds and malnourished, police say.
Republican Sen. John McCain is pushing back on any efforts by President Donald Trump to use an executive order to allow enhanced interrogation.
President Barack Obama is turning down a request from some senators to declassify, before he leaves office, a Senate report documenting the CIA's harsh treatment of detainees after 9/11.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released an exhaustive and explosive report today on the CIA's interrogation practices, saying the agency repeatedly misled Americans and deeply mismanaged the program that was secretly put into place after the 9/11 terror attacks.