For the first time, Reporters Without Borders have added the U.S. and U.K to their annual press freedom index of countries - including longtimers like Iran, Bahrain and North Korea - that repress online speech and use the internet to conduct domestic surveillance. They specifically call out the hypocrisy of abuses by government agencies within supposed democracies - cue the NSA - that have "hacked into the very heart of the Internet...(and) turned it into a weapon in the service of special...
Asked whether the president will shutter the prison, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, "That certainly is our goal and our intention."
The 27 Democrats called for "much-needed and overdue changes to the way we use...
Rights advocates urged the president to act "in a just manner that considers...
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