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.
Apr 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.
Apr 29, 2013 — Also: Photographing the library at Guantanamo Bay; authors annotating their own work; and the best books coming out this week.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Dec 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.
Sep 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.
Jun 15, 2012 — A story is not about you, but you feel tarred by implication. Should NPR and the news media add a clarification to the Web story for the record and posterity? The case of a former Guantanamo chief prosecutor raises possibilities and problems. We need a public consensus.