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Two men who had been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria against their will as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, officials said Thursday.
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Wildlife workers are returning to Everglades National Park in Florida on Thursday to try leading 41 pilot whales out of dangerously shallow waters and back to the ocean where they belong.
This photo provided by the Sundance Institute shows Kristen Stewart in a scene from the film, "Camp X-Ray."
Arizona inmate John McCluskey is a dangerous, cold-blooded killer who deserves nothing less than the death penalty for kidnapping and murdering a retired Oklahoma couple after a prison break, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The suspect in last month's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was ordered held without bond Wednesday, after saying he that he understood the charges against him.
An image reviewed by the U.S. military shows a U.S. flag flying above a razorwire-topped fence at the Camp Six detention facility December 10, 2008 on U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
For years, many celebrities in the U.S. and elsewhere have been open about being gay.
Orange County's former sheriff has lost an appeal to have his federal prison sentence reduced for a 2009 witness tampering conviction.
New DNA evidence tying another man to the 1996 rape-slaying of a northern Michigan woman discredits the confession of a mentally ill man now serving life in prison without parole, according to a law clinic that seeks freedom for the wrongly convicted.
Ohio prison officials say an inmate serving a life sentence on an aggravated murder conviction is the victim of a prison homicide.
An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release.
Fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero sent a letter to the Mexican government asking officials not to give in to the United States' demand for his capture and extradition to try him for the 1985 killing of a U.S. federal agent.
Don't you dare compare the former crack-smoking mayor of the U.S. capital to Rob Ford, the crack-smoking current mayor of Toronto.
A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for the death of a corrections officer during a short-lived escape from prison six years ago.
JUNE 17: Former Tyco chief executive L. Dennis Kozlowski exits Manhattan Criminal Court after being found guilty on all but one charge June 17, 2005 in New York City.
In this Feb. 19, 2013 photo, masked Palestinians use a rear car seat as a shield during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Federal prosecutors in Iowa on Monday dismissed an arrest warrant sought by Canadian authorities searching for Susan Fife, who has been on the run since 2007.