GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - An advocate for religious freedom in the U.S. military is calling on the Navy to remove nativity scenes and Christmas decorations from dining facilities at the base in Guantanamo Bay. Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation says he raised the issue after... more »
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks. Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department... more »
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - With a judge's permission, the self-styled mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks is wearing camouflage at his Guantanamo military tribunal. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed sported a camouflage vest over a white tunic Wednesday as he sat at his defense table in a heavily guarded courtroom... more »
GENEVA - The U.N. human rights chief says the U.S. government must close the Guantanamo Bay prison as President Barack Obama promised a year ago. Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, says "the facility continues to exist and individuals remain arbitrarily detained - indefinitely - in clear... more »
A man helping with the oil spill clean-up 4th of July weekend found something unlikely in the sand-- a backpack lost at sea.
Jimmy Ernst is a Wildlife and Fisheries private lands biologist. That weekend, he was assigned to oil spill duty.
"We were given a section of... more »
A judge says a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who authorities say was a former aide to Osama bin Laden cannot win dismissal of his terrorism indictment if he was tortured.
Judge Lewis Kaplan said Monday that Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani might have remedies if he can prove his rights were... more »