Topic: Thomson (Illinois)
Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas, and southern Missouri faced a new series of tornadoes, heavy rain, and hail on Monday, as a massive storm system takes longer than usual to move through the nation's midsection.
US Officials say a prison for ‘Gitmo’ detainees will boost rural Thomson, Ill. Don’t count on it.
03/15/2010 10:30 am
President Obama must ensure that US detention is a tactical necessity, not a strategic liability.
02/19/2010 12:51 pm
President Obama wants to ship Guantanamo Bay detainees to a rural Illinois state prison. Why are locals welcoming the detainees?
02/17/2010 04:54 pm
Obama said Tuesday that intelligence agencies 'had sufficient information,' but failed to act in airline bomb plot. After meeting with top officials, he also suspended the transfer of Guantánamo prisoners to Yemen.
01/05/2010 07:54 pm
Federal and state officials faced hard questions and some jeers at a public hearing on the proposed transfer of Guantanamo detainees to a prison in northwest Illinois.
12/22/2009 07:49 pm
Illinois' Republican lawmakers oppose the Obama administration's decision to transfer some Guantanamo detainees to a prison in the state - and a recent poll shows a majority of Illinois voters do, too. But Democratic leaders are behind the move, citing new jobs.
12/15/2009 05:08 pm
Idea of transferring Guantánamo detainees to a prison in Illinois has backing of state's top Democrats, but Republican congressmen balk.
11/17/2009 12:00 am