Ali Saleh Al-Marri, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Al Qaeda, could have got 15 years. But the federal judge took into account the almost six years he was held without charge as an enemy combatant in a military prison.
In asserting that some Obama foes are prejudiced, the ex-president rekindles a difficult discussion. The right sees it as a way to squelch legitimate opposition to administration policies.
The race for better batteries has spurred venture capitalists.
An IBM program offers some incentive to relocate. Americans who have migrated overseas find less pay – but a good lifestyle.
The move places the last remaining "enemy combatant" in the US before a civilian court instead of a military tribunal.
He ordered the case of enemy combatant Ali Al-Marri, who has been held in solitary confinement for five years without charges, to be moved to the US criminal justice system.
Americans need a lift. A big spending package may provide at least a little one, pollsters say.