December 16, 2013 The move marked a small move toward President Obama's stated interest in closing the prison. The two Saudi men released were never charged with a crime, but the U.S. said they were suspected al-Qaida members.
December 13, 2013 Also: The Dictionary of American Regional English goes digital; Alice Gregory on the literature of anorexia; the censorship policies at Guantánamo Bay.
August 23, 2013 Also: Harrison Ford was Joan Didion's carpenter; Aziz Ansari has a book deal.
August 22, 2013 Weeks after detainees at Guantanamo Bay were said to be voracious readers of Fifty Shades of Grey, an attorney says his client was given a copy by guards at the prison and had never heard of it before.
July 11, 2013 Doctors say a viral video demonstrating force-feeding helps expose the unethical treatment of Guantanamo detainees subjected to the procedure. Force-feeding is wrong, doctors say, because prisoners of sound mind have a right to refuse medical intervention, including nourishment.
June 16, 2013 Clifford Sloan will reopen the Office of Guantanamo Closure. He has served in senior positions in both Democratic and Republican administrations.
May 23, 2013 The president said the death of Osama bin Laden and most of his top lieutenants, and the fact that there have been no large-scale terrorist attacks on the U.S. homeland, meant that a new policy was in order — one that concentrates on capturing, rather than killing terrorist suspects.
May 6, 2013 An Afghan captive provides the first sworn statement about what sparked a massive hunger strike at the American prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
April 29, 2013 About 40 medical personnel are at the facility where 100 of the 166 prisoners are refusing to eat. Twenty-one prisoners are being force fed through nasal tubes.
April 29, 2013 Also: Photographing the library at Guantanamo Bay; authors annotating their own work; and the best books coming out this week.
April 22, 2013 The U.S. military announced Sunday that 84 of the 166 prisoners at the camp are on hunger strike; 16 of them are being force fed through tubes.
April 17, 2013 The number now stands at 52, the U.S. military says. The news comes just days after guards raided a section of the facility to move prisoners to single cells from their communal holding area because the detainees had covered security cameras.
April 14, 2013 Inmates fought guards at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after authorities decided to end communal housing in one of the prison's camps, and instead put prisoners in individual cells. At least one detainee was reportedly injured by a rubber bullet in the clash Saturday.
December 18, 2012 For more than 50 years, the men traveled from their homes in the communist nation to jobs on the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay. "Sometimes you feel like you are living in two worlds," says one. The men just retired.
September 6, 2012 Almost 28 percent of the detainees transferred out of the U.S.-run detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have either returned to terrorism or are suspected of having done so, the Director of National Intelligence says.