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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Richard Lee Harris.

The White House anticipates Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee would release so-called "torture report" tomorrow. As NPR's Tamara Keith reports, there are concerns about backlash overseas.

This Senate report examining the use of enhanced interrogation measures by the US intelligence community after 9/11. Portion will be redacted. White House's Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the president believes the report should be released.

"There have been concerns if it gonna be expressed by members of intelligence community and others about the risks that releases the report may pose to US facilities in personal around the globe. That's why the administration for months now, has been preparing for the day that report is eventually released."

Earnest said it's difficult to imagine a good time to release this report because the painful details that would be included. Tamara Keith, NPR News, the White House.

The mother of a 12-year-old boy, fatally shot by Cleveland police says she likes to see the officer charged and convicted. From Member Station WCPN, Nickel Stile reports she spoke to media flanked by family and lawyers.

Police say Tamir Rice was playing with an air gun last month when officers pulled down next to him in a car in response to a 911 call. Police say 2 seconds later and an officer shot the boy when he reached to his waistband. Tamir's mother Samaria Rice, is now saying more about while police allegedly did that day. She says her 14-year-old daughter was placed in the back of police cruiser.

"She told me that police tackled her and put her in handcuffs. I don't even know she was in handcuffs. I knew she was crying for me, but I couldn't see her hands."

Cleveland police have not confirmed that account. Policy say after an investigation into the shooting, they will turn the case over to a grand jury to determine if the chargers are warranted. For NPR News, I'm Nickel Stile, Cleveland.

The University of Virginia is refusing to immediately reinstate greek activities that was suspended after a Rolling Stone article depicted a gang rape at the fraternity house. This, despite, that magazine has acknowledged making mistake in its reporting, university's officials say that flawed story and ensuing debates that prompted them to create a group to explore policies and campus culture. NPR's Jennifer Ludden has been talking to students on campus.

There is a lot of dismay here people especially in the students working on sexual assault just feel so let down both by the apparent bad reporting that was on Rolling Stone article but also that you know the woman came for with her story. It's now being questioned and they're worried that other students, who are victims, may not come forward. There is also some anger which one student told it seems to be kind of reaction to kind of hate they've been feeling for being scapegoat, they feel singled out by the article. NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial down 106.

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The finalists for 80th Heisman Trophy were named today, and Oregon quarterback, Marcus Mariota, is considered the clear frontrunner to win the award for outstanding player in college football. Also selected Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon.

The International Olympic Committee has approved new reforms that have been hailed as the most significant in decades. In Monaco, the IOC voted in favor of changes that could increase the number of sports and events in the Olympics. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

The most radical reform makes it possible for the Olympics to hold events outside the host city or country. It could reduce the costs to what's becoming hugely expensive as never. This year's Winter Game in Sochi, Russia cost reportedly $51 billion dollars. Several cities bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics recently dropped out in large part because the projected costs. By forming out some events, a host city may avoid building costly facilities that rarely or never get used after the Olympics end. IOC members also approved the plan to remove the 28 sports limit of the Summer Games. It's seen as a way to make Olympic programs more flexible and open to new sports and events. Tom Goldman, NPR News.

The British royal couple meets King James tonight, LeBron James. Prince William and his wife Kate are attending the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn nets game. Parts of world win first full day of their official visit to the country. Earlier in the day, Prince William was at a oval office meeting with president Obama.

I'm Richard Lee Harris, NPR News in Washington.

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