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  • Guantánamo judge refuses to step aside

    The chief US judge overseeing the Guantanamo Bay military commissions rejects arguments that his military status and contract terms make an impartial trial impossible. At stake is the credibility of the long-delayed and much criticized trials of 'high-value detainees.'   

  • 'Child soldier' pleads guilty at Guantánamo, averting a trial

    A Guantánamo detainee who was 15 when he was captured, pleads guilty to five charges, including murder. The plea allows US prosecutors to avoid a trial, and offers the 'child soldier' an endpoint for his incarceration.
    10/25/2010 07:13 pm

  • At Guantánamo Bay, Omar Khadr war crimes tribunal delayed

    Omar Khadr, a Canadian accused of murdering a US special forces soldier in Afghanistan, will have his tribunal at Guantánamo Bay delayed a month because of a health problem that befell his lawyer.
    08/13/2010 03:13 pm

  • First Guantánamo military tribunal under Obama gears up

    A military judge ruled Monday that statements made by Omar Khadr, who is charged of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, can be used in the trial, which is set to start Tuesday. Mr. Khadr's lawyers say the statements were coerced.
    08/09/2010 08:17 pm

  • Guantánamo video, deserter case draw Canadian criticism of U.S. ties

    On Tuesday, a US Army deserter was deported. An unrelated but simultaneous video release showed a Canadian Gitmo detainee taken at age 15 crying, 'Oh Mommy!'
    07/17/2008 01:00 am

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What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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