The Obama administration's announcement Sunday that 12 Guantánamo detainees would be sent to other countries followed news that some detainees would be transferred to an Illinois facility. The president set a Jan. 22, 2010 deadline for closing the Guantánamo Bay prison, but seems unlikely to meet it.
Globes’ nominations offer a rough road map to the Oscars in March.
In Panjshir Province, Governor Bahij says he wants to thwart protest of Afghanistan election. But he wants more autonomy.
The ribbon could be the solar system’s version of Earth’s northern and southern lights. The results of the discovery, made by NASA’s IBEX satellite, appear Friday in the journal Science.
Obama faces pressure to choose an Afghanistan plan that doesn't call for huge commitment of troops.
The debate over sending more US troops frames a larger clash over counterinsurgency strategy as the new template for war.
Obama can claim some advances, including a toughened international stance toward Iran. But the president also endured a setback on Middle East peace.
Jay Leno's new show debuts tonight and features a Washington-based political correspondent.
Most of the criticism for erroneous reports of gunshots is aimed at the Coast Guard exercise. But news organizations take hits too for going live with unconfirmed reports reminiscent of Chicken Little.
Behind the political squabbling over reform proposals are substantial issues of cost and access to care.