A federal judge has given three-year prison sentences to two San Diego defense contractors convicted of fraud in a scheme to bribe Navy officials with more than $1 million in cash and gifts.
The United States appears to have carried out its second drone strike inside Yemen in the past three days.
Around 130 of 166 Guantanamo detainees refuse food. They're hunger striking for justice.
Every time the word " bipartisan " makes it to print the world suffers. When the two rival political syndicates line up in a row in favor of something, it's because their masters feel so strongly about the issue that all other concerns are bulldozed away.
In May 2012, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner were poised to make a rare double visit to China for a high-level strategic and economic dialogue.
As the Department of Justice came under scrutiny once again, the usual cry for Eric Holder 's ouster is echoed even louder.
You can argue that Republicans have blocked President Obama from doing just about anything.
It's hard not to laugh at the indignation over the Justice Department's seizure of telephone records of the Associated Press and its journalists.
President Barack Obama will discuss the legality of his administration's secret drone program and other counterterrorm practices during a speech Thursday, a White House official said.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Rear Adm. Kevin Cook, the new 8th District commander, visited and addressed Coast Guard members stationed at Sector Corpus Christi May 9, located at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
It is quite true that the U.S. Congress, both when the Republicans led it under Bush, and since the Democrats took over leadership in 2006, has a shameful record in advancing all sorts of repression.
For the 160-plus inmates at the U.S. prison camp here, each sunrise brings a new day that most would rather starve than endure.
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay prison camp on Friday reached the 100th day of a hunger strike that began in February and has grown to include more than 100 inmates.
Today, 17 May, is the 100th day of the current GuantA namo hunger strike, with most of the 166 remaining prisoners now refusing food, including British resident Shaker Aamer.
And every day, up to 100 of the 166 inmates send them back. They're protesting their ongoing imprisonment by going on hunger strikes for what is now 100 days.