WASHINGTON -- The first of 17 detainees scheduled to be released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in January will be transferred next week, as the Obama administration continues to reduce the population at the controversial detention center, a senior U.S.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to allow it to shield 5 million immigrants from deportation after a federal appeals court panel ruled against the president's executive orders on immigration. Also, the Senate…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON -- Congress passed a $607 billion defense policy bill Tuesday that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States -- something Barack Obama has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The U.S. government is opposing the release of Guantanamo Bay detainee Tariq Ba Odah, who has been on a hunger strike for eight years and is among the 52 who have been cleared for release from the prison. On Friday,…
By PBS NewsHour
Two military psychologists were contracted by the U.S. government for $180 million to develop the enhanced interrogation tactics within the CIA's Enhanced Interrogation and Detention Program, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Executive Summary revealed after it was released Tuesday.
At least five detainees in U.S. custody were given food or liquids through their rectums, according to newly released report about enhanced interrogation tactics from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
By Andrew Mach
Six detainees from Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba have been transferred to live freely in Uruguay, the Pentagon announced Sunday.
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