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2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
Lawmakers scurried Tuesday to avoid failing to pass a defense authorization bill for the first time in more than a half-century, as the nation's top military commander warned that further delay might imperil U.S. troops stationed around the globe.
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3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
Two U.N. special investigators say they fear an Algerian man recently sent home from Guantanamo Bay against his will is in danger.
8 hrs ago | Canada.com
A federal court has declined to get involved in a dispute over medical care for an obese prisoner in declining health at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
12 hrs ago | National Review Online
Some chief executives make promises that they know they probably cannot or will not keep.
Two congressional committees have agreed to make it easier for the Pentagon to transfer Guantanamo Bay prisoners to their home countries, surpassing a major hurdle in the Obama administration's ability to close the facility.
A well-known lawyer based in St. Johnsbury travels across Vermont to Burlington this week to talk about representing a client who is imprisoned at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
The key appellate court that’s incited a Senate-confirmation clash confronted on Monday touchy questions about searches of detainees at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
A man who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon is in jail after being arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.
Princeton University is set to start the vaccination of nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis.
Israeli police say more than a thousand people have protested in support of ultra-Orthodox Jews who were detained for failing to report for a mandatory draft assessment.
Hundreds of hareidi Jews gathered Monday outside Kele Shesh the military prison at Atlit to protest the incarceration of two yeshiva students.
December is Human Rights month and the 10th of December is Human Rights Day. What better time for President Obama to fulfill his promise of actually closing Guantanamo Bay and to initiate an investigation of violations of human rights by the US government post-9/11? The UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment ... (more)
A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that - under orders from the chief of the Gestapo - he and some other Nazi operatives faked attacks on their own people and resources which they blamed on the Poles, to justify the invasion of Poland.
Diplomatic sources claim that at a recent dinner, the minister of foreign affairs of Laos, Thongloun Sisoulith, waxed indignant about America's abduction of hundreds of individuals from around the world.
There are no statistics that support the claim of twice the number of troops diagnosed with PTSD.
A British resident locked up at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was heartened by a letter from Foreign Secretary William Hague , a prisoner rights activist said.