Investigating Fort Hood attack...Sen. Committee to vote on declassifying secret report...Strong aftershock

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Updated: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:15:46 EST

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the soldier who opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood was an Iraq War veteran who was being treated for mental illness. Ivan Lopez allegedly killed three people and injured or wounded 16 before killing himself yesterday. Within hours of the attack, investigators started looking into whether his combat experience caused post-traumatic stress.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to vote this afternoon to declassify part of a secret report on Bush-era interrogations of terror suspects. Once the panel approves declassifying the 400-page summary and the key findings of its report, the CIA will scan the material for any information it feels may compromise national security. Panel member, Sen. Angus King of Maine says the CIA "significantly overestimated" the value of waterboarding and other techniques that can be defined as torture.

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she was "evacuated like all citizens" when a 7.6-magnitude aftershock struck the country's far-northern coast late last night. Bachelet had been assessing damage from Tuesday night's powerful quake that caused six deaths and damaged thousands of homes. Chilean officials also issued a tsunami alert Wednesday and ordered people to leave low-lying areas. The evacuation order was lifted a couple hours later.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — There's no claim of responsibility for today's bombing that missed former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's convoy. Police say Musharraf had just arrived home from a military hospital in Rawalpindi when more than 4 pounds of explosives went off along a route he uses to get home. Musharraf's spokeswoman says extremist and terrorist forces want to kill the former Pakistani president, and she says, "If anything happens to Musharraf, the government will be responsible."

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A 79-year-old Florida woman has pleaded no contest to running over and killing three people in a parking lot. A judge on Wednesday fined Doreene Landstra $1,000 and suspended her driver's license for a year. In February Landstra accidentally backed her SUV into a group of people leaving a church service at a country club in Bradenton.

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