President Barack Obama's second full day in office brought more policy decisions and staffing moves, including the naming of two diplomatic envoys for the Middle East and Afghanistan and Pakistan. Kwame Holman reports.
On his first full day in office, President Barack Obama set to work on the top issues facing his administration including the economy and the war in Iraq and signed an executive order on ethics for White House employees. Kwame…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Just hours after taking office, President Barack Obama ordered military prosecutors to halt all pending cases in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals for 120 days, a clear shift from the policies of the Bush administration.
President Bush ended his farewell trip to Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday, where he met with officials about security matters and visited U.S. troops stationed in both conflict zones. Two Middle East analysts discuss the Bush administration's legacy in Iraq.
The alleged architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four other suspects said Monday they would plead guilty to terror charges knowing their convictions would carry the death penalty. A Miami Herald reporter examines the developments.
With Osama Bin Laden's former driver transferred to Yemen and other inmates ordered released last week, Guantanamo Bay's prison population is decreasing as President-elect Barack Obama prepares to take office. Two lawyers assess what's next for the facility.
By PBS NewsHour
Salim Hamdan, a former driver for terror leader Osama Bin Laden, is being transferred from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, back to his home country of Yemen, defense officials tell news agencies.
Five of six Algerians must be released after nearly seven years of captivity in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, a federal judge ruled Thursday in the first case of its kind.
On Monday, the Supreme Court opened its new term with a docket of wide-ranging cases on issues from broadcast indecency to environmental protection. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal explains what's on the agenda for this term and speculation…
A military tribunal jury sentenced Salim Hamdan, the former driver of Osama bin Laden, to five and a half years in prison Thursday. A Miami Herald reporter details the courtroom proceedings and what lies ahead for the Yemeni detainee.
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