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The number of inmates on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has dropped from a hundred to 19 since July.
Posted on Sep 24, 2013
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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) is drawing attention to the plight of the dozens of hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay detainees by appearing in a newly released video in which the rapper and actor subjects himself to the invasive kind of forced feedings they receive on a daily basis.
Posted on Jul 8, 2013
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White House / Pete Souza
You wonder if President Obama sometimes finds himself singing a variant on Kermit the Frog’s anthem about the burdens of being green: It’s not easy being Barack Obama.
Posted on May 26, 2013
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A look at the day’s political happenings, including why an Oklahoma senator thinks federal disaster relief to his state after a deadly tornado is unnecessary and John McCain gets all maverick-y again.
Posted on May 23, 2013
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