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President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

15 Guantánamo detainees released

President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

from To the Point

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

Jason Leopold and the Power of FOIA

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

from Scheer Intelligence

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

Guantánamo Bay: The Unmet Promise

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

from To the Point

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Following the deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants from the U.S.-Mexico, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned.

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Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

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Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

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The state is still ironing out its pot policies and working on marijuana’s legal structure. Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about the latest effects of Prop 64.

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Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

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Journalist Stephen Davis documents in detail the lead up, cover up and aftermath of a 1990 hostage crisis that few recall.

from Scheer Intelligence

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