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49 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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.
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
49 min ago | Star-Telegram.com
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.
49 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
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.
4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Princeton University is set to start the vaccination of nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis.
5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
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.
8 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
Hundreds of hareidi Jews gathered Monday outside Kele Shesh the military prison at Atlit to protest the incarceration of two yeshiva students.
8 hrs ago | OUPblog
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)
10 hrs ago | The Big Picture
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.
When President Obama first ran in 2008, he pledged to close Guantanamo, already an angry embarrassment making people around the world wonder which side of the war on terror the United States was actually on.
No matter what Kristen wears, she always manages to look gorgeous and stylish - and now tough! In the latest pic from the set of her upcoming film 'Camp X-Ray,' the actress was all smiles posing next to co-star Tara Holt.
In reflecting fondly on Nelson Mandela, we should remember the considerable 'walk' still facing impoverished South Africans, writes John Hilley .
As Congress gets ready to battle on immigration reform next year, it's important to take a look at who will help enforce and shape any kind of immigration overhaul.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel arrived in Kabul Saturday afternoon for an unannounced visit that comes as Washington and Afghanistan's president remain at loggerheads over the terms of a plan that would keep American troops here beyond the end of next year.