| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
The Pentagon has appointed an envoy tasked with shutting down the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The prison, which holds terror suspects including those involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, currently holds 164 detainees, 17 of whom are on hunger...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:16 AM
WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday disputed Sen. Dick Durbin's assertion that a House Republican leader insulted President Barack Obama while negotiating with the president over the partial government shutdown.
But Durbin, an Illinoisan who...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The advocacy groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are accusing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama of possible war crimes for drone strike campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen. These charges won't have much weight within the United...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
1. David Hail, 34 (pictured, left)
Senior publicist, 20th Century Fox
Recently promoted, Hail, who started at Sony Pictures Animation, works closely with 20th Century Fox to formulate film messaging and publicity strategies for all DWA feature films....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Six-year-old Joseph Bonner cried frequently in school. He struggled through tears to write his ABCs. He broke down on the playground. He wept when his pencil broke.
He could barely get through a school day, his mother and teacher said. The typically...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday.
Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK--Nine days after U.S. forces nabbed him in a secret raid in Libya, the terrorism suspect known as Abu Amas al Liby has arrived in New York to face charges in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa and could make his first court appearance...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:31 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- The remarkable May 23 address by President Barack Obama was primarily an effort to establish the legality of actions taken by himself and his administration, notably the targeted drone killings, to settle his conscience in his continuing...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Constantly in and out of courtrooms until killed by a mob outside a jail in Carthage, Ill., Mormon church founder Joseph Smith spent much of his adult life as a wanted man.
On Monday, three lesser known legal battles that kept Smith a free man will come...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:43 PM
What is it like to be force-fed by a tube jammed up your nose while shackled to a restraint chair? Mos Def demonstrates the procedure in a stomach-churning new video on the Guardian’s website meant to shed light on what the Guantanamo Bay...