Half the 162 detainees currently held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be released to a third country under a bill expected to pass Congress this month, a Senate Armed Services Committee source said Tuesday.
The Air Force Inspector General has been ordered to investigate the case of former Air Force Academy cadet Eric Thomas, who was expelled in April for actions Thomas said were part of his work as a confidential informant for the academy.
A former actress from Texas pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
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