After the second time the outgoing Uruguayan President José Mujica urged President Obama to release the "human beings who [are] suffering an atrocious kidnapping at Guantanamo" and reiterated his offer to take several detainees in, the U.S. government obliged.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, known as the mastermind of 9/11, has released a new manifesto and allegedly come into a new way of thinking and believing.
The number of inmates on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has dropped from a hundred to 19 since July.
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.
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.
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.