Fifty-one percent said the interrogation methods were justified; 29 percent disagreed.
The legislation would also clear the way for more military aid to Ukraine.
Forces conducted 18 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
The bill was passed unanimously by both the House and Senate.
Most of the money has been spent under President Obama, according to a new report.
“It's a movie caricature," the former official, who wished to remain anonymous, said.
Capitol Hill appears unlikely to push for prosecutions on current or former CIA officials.
Pentagon press secretary said it would take months to recruit rebels before training.
President expressed gratitude to members of the military for their service.
"We provided a guidance... it was up to CIA to comply," Alberto Gonzales said.
The legislation passed 89-11, and now heads to President Obama's desk.
The administration is displeased with restrictions on the use of ground troops.
A Vatican spokesman said Kerry is seeking "adequate humanitarian solutions."
The tradition dates back to 1955.
Most called the practices torture, but 57 percent believe they produced useful information.
The Philippine government charged Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton with murder.
"It shouldn’t surprise people when this happens here," said Michael Morell.
Lawmakers predict he is unlikely to try and close the prison unilaterally.
“It’s a devastating report in that it puts out on the table the dirty laundry of the agency."
Two consecutive raids ended in Luke Somers and a South Africa teacher's death in Yemen.
Ash Carter underwent “long-planned” back surgery on Friday.
Allegedly a male sailor secretly taped female officers in a submarine shower.
The senator attacked the land use package included in the defense bill.
John Brennan said it was “unknowable” whether harsh interrogations worked.