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  • **FILE** An Iraqi army soldier closes the door of a cell in Abu Ghraib prison on the outskirts of Baghdad on Sept. 2, 2006, after the Iraqi government took over control from U.S. forces. (Associated Press)

    $5M paid to Iraqis over Abu Ghraib abuse

    A defense contractor whose subsidiary was accused in a lawsuit of conspiring to torture detainees at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has paid $5.28 million to 71 former inmates held there and at other U.S.-run detention sites between 2003 and 2007.

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