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In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From Guantanamo

Following the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.

06/09/2014

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in the window of the Hailey Paint and Supply store on Main Street June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Swap Of Captured American Soldier, Taliban Detainees Stirs Debate

The Obama administration is facing mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.

06/02/2014

Mos Def (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Rapper Yasiin Bey Undergoes Painful Force Feeding To Draw Attention To Guantanamo

Brooklyn-born rapper and actor Yasiin Bey – formerly known as Mos Def – has been drawing attention to a prisoners’ hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay with a graphic video in which he volunteers to be force-fed as the prisoners are.

07/08/2013

Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.

04/22/2013

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters

Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.

10/15/2012

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial Hearings

The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.

10/14/2012

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

Husband Of 9/11 Victim Opposes Death Penalty For Accused Plotters, Mastermind

Blake Allison said he has opposed the death penalty for decades and his wife’s death has not changed his stance on the issue.

05/14/2012

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

As Alleged 9/11 Plotters Face Judge, Those Who Lost Loved Ones Feel Bevy Of Emotions

Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.

05/05/2012

Staff Sergeant Jorge Oliveira was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan. (credit: Handout)

Staff Sergeant Jorge Oliveira, Of Newark, Killed In Afghanistan

Oliveira was also an 11-year veteran at the Essex County Sheriff’s office, working the dangerous Fugitive Squad.

10/20/2011

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (file / credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Attorney General Eric Holder And Terrorist Trials

Ten years after the fiery collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11, Lower Manhattan came close to becoming an armed camp once again.

09/08/2011

The Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorists Plotted Against Brooklyn Bridge Before 9/11

Files from Guantanamo Bay reveal terrorists were taught bridge destruction methods and that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told an underling to cut the cables on the Brooklyn Bridge.

04/27/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Life Sentence For Gitmo Detainee In Embassy Plot

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks “horrific.” He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.

01/25/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Life Sentence Likely For Gitmo Detainee In NYC

The same outcome was expected for Ahmed Ghailani as if he were convicted on all counts — life imprisonment at his sentencing Tuesday.

01/24/2011

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Uninterested In Tossing Gitmo Detainee’s Conviction

Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told a lawyer for Ahmed Ghailani that he didn’t understand his arguments at a hearing Thursday.

01/20/2011

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Prosecutors In NY Seek Life Sentence For Detainee

Prosecutors in New York say the first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is evil and deserves a life sentence for helping al-Qaida bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and open the door to more terrorism.

01/17/2011

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