RT America -- December 10, 2014

After the Democratic controlled Senate on Tuesday released a report detailing the CIA’s post 9/11 use of torture techniques on detainees, Republicans are pushing back, refuting many of the documents central claims. RT’s Manuel Rapalo breaks down the points of contention.

The Chinese economy just pushed past the US to become the world’s largest economy (at least according to purchasing power parity). Although long expected by many experts, the Asian powerhouse’s snatching of the top spot has taken some by surprise. Euro Pacific Capital President Peter Schiff speaks with RT’s Ben Swann on why the US is now number two.