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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's summer jams range from a little pop to a little hip hop, and much in between. The White House released the president's playlist Thursday as Obama vacations with the first family on Martha's Vineyard. Classics include the Beach...
Here is a breakdown of the 76 detainees still held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. —34 are cleared to be transferred to other countries. —32 are eligible for Periodic Review Board hearings to assess whether they are a threat to U.S. national security. —7...
A new Pentagon report to Congress details some Guantanamo Bay detainees awaiting transfer or recently transferred. Mohammed Rajab Sadiq Abu Ghanim, 41, of Yemen (awaiting transfer) An experienced militant believed to have acted as a guard for al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Following a lengthy tug-of-war with Capitol Hill, the Pentagon has given a senator the first-ever, unclassified report detailing the suspected militant backgrounds of more than 100 detainees at or recently released from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Lake Tahoe on Aug. 31 to speak about his commitment to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. Spokesman Eric Schultz says Obama will talk about how the United States can ensure...
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's seventh and final summer vacation at Martha's Vineyard has begun with hopes of getting in some relaxing time with the first family before the busy fall leading up to November's presidential election. Obama will fill the next two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has released a version of President Barack Obama's 3-year-old guidance on the use of lethal force against terrorists overseas, laying out what it says are safeguards to minimize civilian deaths and errant strikes while preserving the capability...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group will probably continue to be a threat to the U.S. even after it is ousted from key strongholds in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday, warning that lone-wolf believers will still be inspired to launch attacks that are...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating his final birthday in office with a night on the town. Obama turned 55 on Thursday. He and his family are dining at the restaurant Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront. The modern Italian seafood joint is a favorite of...