Obama outlawed "enhanced interrogations" almost a decade ago. But experts said the Army and FBI had fought reforms.
The abuse left some women unable to walk or even stand, while one prisoner, after an especially brutal session, repeatedly tried to kill herself.
In an interview with Newsweek, Lorent Saleh describes his ordeal in prison, what the Trump administration should do to help Venezuela and why the world should no longer ignore one of its worst humanitarian crises.
He will be sentenced in February.
Three days before his scheduled execution, convicted killer Edmund Zagorski convinced Tennessee's Supreme Court to spare him death by lethal injection in favor of the electric chair.
Four people have been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
The 17-year-old, identified only as Khadija, had been kidnapped at knife-point while visiting her mother.
"Between us, we have spent close to 90 years imprisoned without charge or trial," the letter says.
Audio from a 911 call played in court revealed harrowing details of alleged abuse, including children being chained to beds.
A man and his pregnant wife were abducted in Thailand and sent to Libya to be imprisoned and tortured.
The former Trump campaign adviser has been a target for the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Gina Haspel has been accused of being involved in controversial interrogation methods.
President Donald Trump's CIA appointment has spurred a feud between Meghan McCain and Liz Cheney over the appointee's previous involvement in torture tactics.
Rights activist Ismae Teh says military personnel punched and kicked him, electrocuted him and beat him with a stick until he passed out.
The Nazi professor's medical experiments were part of an attempt to prove the regime's racist ideology.
The home was allegedly so foul that the buyer had to sign a clause stipulating she wouldn't hold the bank liable if she got sick.
The children remain hospitalized but are slowly beginning to tell their story, one of the case's prosecutors said.
Louise Turpin was allegedly a big fan of "Kate Plus 8."
Howard C. Nielson, who has worked for the NRA, tried to have a judge recused because of the latter's sexual orientation.