A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
California Photographer Captures Young Faces of Juvenile Detention…
A decade after the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began accepting prisoners, the debate continues over how the U.S. treats terror suspects. Jeffrey Brown discusses the ongoing issue of military detention with Vincent Warren of the Center for Constitutional…
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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was released from prison last week after a three month detention.
The Obama administration announced Monday the creation of a new unit responsible for questioning terrorism suspects, as the anticipated released of a report shed new light on interrogation tactics used by the previous administration.
By Talea Miller
Freed American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling returned to U.S. soil Wednesday morning with former President Bill Clinton, after spending more than four months in detention in North Korea.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy called for a nonpartisan "truth commission" to investigate the Bush administration's policies on interrogation of terror detainees. Kwame Holman reports.
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The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that legal immigrants who have committed serious crimes and already served their sentences can be detained in prison without bail while awaiting their deportation hearings.
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