| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:57 AM
FT. MEADE, Md.— Young, naive, gay and good-intentioned, wanting to save lives in a combat zone, feeling responsible for U.S soldiers and Iraqi citizens and hoping they all make it home safely — that is the true Pfc. Bradley Manning, his...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:36 PM
SOUTH BEND – It was an emotional homecoming Wednesday for an Army Reserve unit out of South Bend.
Most of the 130 brave men and women are from Kalamazoo and South Bend.
After nearly a year in Guantanamo Bay, they're finally in the arms of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:31 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gloria Steinem, Jesse Jackson, Bonnie Raitt and Jay Leno have all joined prison hunger strikers in calling for an end to California's use of solitary confinement to control prison gang violence.
The civil rights crusaders, rock singer...
| Jul 19, 2013
On Friday, a federal judge in Washington will hear a challenge to the Obama administration's approach to targeted killings. I find myself frustrated by how little progress we've made.
In 2004, I represented Guantanamo Bay detainees in the Supreme...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Hunger will change you. Just ask Thomas Mahany.
The Michigan stonemason and veterans' advocate has starved himself three times in the name of justice, living only on water spiked with lemon juice and salt for weeks at a time....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
In the old Dr. Faustus story, a young scholar bargains away his soul to the devil for promises of obtaining almost anything he wants.
The American media has done much the same thing with the Obama administration. In return for empowering a fellow...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Right now, more than 100 detainees at the U.S. naval base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are engaged in a months-long hunger strike. Many are being involuntarily fed through neogastric tubes, a practice that rapper and activist Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def)...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:10 PM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- President Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy on Sunday, saying it demonstrated the success of "acting on our ideas." "You showed us how a prisoner can become president. You showed how adversaries can reconcile,&...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Family and friends of prisoner of war Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl gathered Saturday in Hailey, Idaho to show their support and love for the Bergdahl family.
The rally came on the heels of recent news that the Taliban wanted to exchange the soldier for several...
| Jun 25, 2013
Re "Immigration bill gains support — at a price," June 23
Add 20,000 more Border Patrol officers to protect us from poor people gambling with their lives and freedom, and several more drones to check it all out, and "we've practically...