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1 hr ago | SFGate
2 Guantanamo release: The U.S. sent home to Algeria on Thursday a long-held Guantanamo captive who was cleared for return years ago but for a time sought resettlement elsewhere rather than repatriation to his civil-war-stricken homeland.
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2 hrs ago | Reuters
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein turns to talk to reporters as she walks to the weekly Democratic caucus policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 11, 2014.
2 hrs ago | KIII
The U.S. Coast Guard honored one of their own Thursday with one of the highest awards, and they also remembered one of their fallen.
6 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
Family, friends and supporters will gather on Friday to welcome home an Edmond soldier who is being paroled from military prison.
9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
An Algerian held for 12 years without charge at Guantanamo Bay has been sent back to his homeland, officials said Thursday, portraying the transfer as a step toward eventual closure of the prison on the U.S. base in Cuba.
13 hrs ago | WGBH
There are intense debates underway in the United States over the question of targeted killings of terrorist suspects abroad - particularly when those individuals are U.S. citizens.
13 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Harvard University law professors Alan Dershowitz and Noah Feldman argue that the president's war-making powers give him the authority to kill U.S. citizens overseas.
13 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend
While the unfolding Constitutional crisis over the CIA's spying on Senate staffers reviewing the torture program continues, all media accounts are quick to add to their articles a variant of the phrase that "Obama discontinued the enhanced interrogation programs soon after coming into office."
14 hrs ago | Television Without Pity
Finally, the flashback we were all waiting for: we learn that before the blackout, whiny, ineffectual U.S. government bureaucrat Ed Truman was a whiny, ineffectual U.S. government soldier at Guantanamo Bay, until the whole federal government sailed up.
For me one of the most horrifying revelations about the torture carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency at its black sites, and the military at its prisons, was that medical doctors not only stood by to monitor the process but were also involved in providing advice to make the torture both mentally and physically more effective.
U.S. military commanders believe Sardar Mohammad is a dangerous Taliban bomb-maker who has attacked foreign and Afghan soldiers.
When I wrote a book about mobs and group-think a few years ago, I could honestly say that mob behavior existed exclusively on the left in America -- unless you count Oakland Raiders tailgate parties, which I do not.
The motion is the first successful use of the so-called European citizens' initiative , which was introduced by the Lisbon treaty and allows for 1 million EU citizens to assign the European Commission with a task, by way of their signatures.
Don Vogel of Spokane, Washington, who committed his life to serving others, is excited to do it one last time.
The Pentagon is now terming the refusal to eat by Muslim inmates at the GuantA namo Bay prison not as "hunger striking," but as "long term non-religious fasting," the Miami Herald reported.
This year, one piece of the polyform event known as SXSW Interactive might be called "The Surveillance Thread."
There will be no more hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay, according to a new document first reported on Monday night.