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Stories with subject: Defense policy
  • Obama signs defense bill despite Guantanamo provisions 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a $607 billion defense policy bill despite his opposition to restrictions in the legislation that ban him from moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States and making good on a long unfulfilled campaign promise.

  • Congress OKs bill banning Guantanamo detainees from US story has photos
    Updated: Nov-11-15 12:19 am

    WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Barack Obama a $607 billion defense policy bill that he is expected to sign even though he adamantly opposes its ban on moving some Guantanamo Bay detainees to U.S. prisons.

  • Judge issues narrow ruling in challenge to USA Patriot Act 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 3:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans is likely unconstitutional, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.