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  • Official: More transfers from Guantanamo prison not 'imminent'

    Official: More transfers from Guantanamo prison not 'imminent'
    The Obama administration is working on more transfers out of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in the wake of last week's release of five Taliban fighters but said Wednesday it doesn't have a time line for progress. One national security official said...
  • White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison

    The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday. Caitlin...
  • Lake Zurich police reports: Vandals hit Red Bridge Road, and more

    Lake Zurich police reports: Vandals hit Red Bridge Road, and more
    The following items were taken from Lake Zurich police reports. A water pipe was reported damaged May 30 in the 500 block of Red Bridge Road. $99.98 worth of merchandise was reported stolen May 30 from a business in the 500 block of South Rand Road....
  • Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana

    Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana
    Travelers who want to see the cultural side of Havana might look to a short "micro" tour offered by Classic Journeys. The tour allows visitors to mix with Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performers during the troupe's rehearsal and meet members of a 1950s classic...
  • Mikulski, noting Bergdahl, presses Obama on detainees from Md.

    Mikulski, noting Bergdahl, presses Obama on detainees from Md.
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski called on the Obama administration Thursday to turn its attention to two Marylanders who are being detained overseas and argued that the recent release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl raised significant questions for U.S. efforts to...
  • U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
  • Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he was a trained spy

    Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he was a trained spy
    WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden, who has admitted disclosing secret U.S. surveillance operations at home and abroad, says he was “trained as a spy” and given false names and undercover assignments abroad that made him more than a low-level...
  • Edward Snowden 'confused,' John Kerry says

    Edward Snowden 'confused,' John Kerry says
        In an NBC interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has said he trained as a spy and never intended to wind up in Russia. The full interview, with Brian Williams questioning Snowden last week in Moscow, will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on...
  • William Worthy dies at 92; journalist challenged U.S. policies

    Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
  • Carta abierta a Obama insta a medidas de EEUU para promover cambio en Cuba

    Carta abierta a Obama insta a medidas de EEUU para promover cambio en Cuba
    La Casa Blanca debería entregar permisos de viaje a todos los estadounidenses que quieran visitar a Cuba y respaldar más a la sociedad civil en la isla de Gobierno comunista, según una carta abierta enviada al presidente Barack Obama. La misiva...
  • Gary Stein: The key to success is in the pander

    Thank you for inviting me today, graduates. I know your time is valuable as you try to decide where you will be partying and getting ill tonight, so let's get to the two top issues on your mind. First, of course, are selfies. Seems like the University of...
  • Valeria Luiselli's 'Faces in the Crowd' seeks poets in a city

    Valeria Luiselli's 'Faces in the Crowd' seeks poets in a city
    New York, that city of bohemian encounters, has a special place in the history of Spanish-language literature. José Martí, Cuba's national poet, lived for a time in New York. So did the poet and playwright Federico García Lorca, who penned "Poeta en Nueva...