Dick Cheney is Fairly Pleased With His Eight Bloody Years

Ed Pilkington in New York, Wednesday 17 December 2008 01.19 GMT The outgoing US vice-president, Dick Cheney, last night gave an unapologetic assessment of his eight years in office, defending the invasion of Iraq, the US prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, secret wiretapping and the extreme interrogation method known as waterboarding. In his first […]


Thousands Line Up For Free Food In San Francisco

Steve Rubenstein, Chronicle Staff Writer Wednesday, December 17, 2008 (12-16) 13:47 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Never have so many people waited so long in San Francisco for a chicken. Not only a chicken, but cans of pears, corn, carrots and tomatoes, plus a sack of pinto beans. The line Tuesday for the annual grocery giveaway […]