WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, a step toward his goal of closing the US military-run prison that he said "has become a symbol around the world for an America that flouts the rule of law."
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A US jury failed on Thursday to agree on whether to sentence Jodi Arias to death for the grisly killing of her boyfriend in 2008, after a trial which has gripped America.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Barack Obama has shifted the United States away from a "boundless global war on terror", restricting deadly drone strikes abroad and signaling that America's long struggle against Al Qaeda will one day end.
ZURICH (AFP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in Switzerland for talks set to focus on a landmark free trade deal with the Alpine country, which he has dubbed a touchstone for Beijing's growing ties with foreign nations.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Barack Obama said he had approved strict rules for when the United States can carry out drone strikes against terror suspects abroad, saying lethal force could be used when no other alternatives exist.