Composer Richard Gibbs's idea aims to highlight the problem of illegal music file-sharing.
Yasin Ismail's case highlights the difficulty of verifying conditions of confinement.
Readers write about how President Obama should choose his judicial appointees.
In an interview with the Times, Lisa Jackson, the new EPA administrator, said that she has asked her staff to prepare documentation for an "endangerment finding" under the Clean Air Act, to determine whether or not carbon dioxide is a pollutant that poses a threat to public health and welfare.
The new administration’s stance in a rendition case raises questions about how much it will break from past policy.
With Guantánamo set to close, more attention is falling on the US military facility in Afghanistan and those in custody there.