| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:05 AM
MOSCOW -- Russia demanded that the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay be closed down as soon as possible after a Foreign Ministry envoy visited the last Russian prisoner still held there.
"This trip has just fortified our principled position, which...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
NEW YORK -- The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden entered not guilty pleas Monday to two additional terrorism charges filed against him last week, and a judge granted the prosecution’s request that jurors chosen for the trial remain anonymous, even...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:43 PM
KAILUA, Hawaii — President Obama praised Congress on Thursday for making it easier to transfer Guantanamo detainees to other countries, but noted that lawmakers’ actions fell short of the flexibility he needs to close the prison.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:45 PM
With the release of the remaining three Uighur inmates at Guantanamo Bay, the Obama administration has ended one of the most poignant chapters in the story of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It's no longer controversial that many of the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON — Three Chinese Muslims, the last of nearly two dozen ethnic Uighurs held for years at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, have been flown to freedom as the Obama administration pushes to empty the prison in Cuba under new rules that...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
WASHINGTON — As many as half of Guantanamo Bay's 158 detainees could be transferred from the U.S. prison to their home countries under a provision in the annual National Defense Authorization Act, which Congress was expected to approve late...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has written a rambling, deeply religious manifesto that suggests Muslims should not use violence to spread Islam — a sharp departure from his earlier boasts of waging...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A new video has surfaced of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, raising hope that the soldier captured in Afghanistan in 2009 is still alive.
U.S. officials confirmed Wednesday that the video exists and said they believe it is genuine.
The video came to light in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Two detainees were sent back to Algeria on Thursday after more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, despite their lawyers' entreaties that they be sent elsewhere for their safety.
Djamel Ameziane, who had been imprisoned at the U.S. naval...
| Nov 29, 2013
After more than a decade of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan — and almost 2,300 American deaths — many Americans would be content if this country reduced its troop presence there from the current 47,000 to zero by the end of next year....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...