Military correctional systems

This image provided by the State Department and DigitalGlobe, taken April 18, 2017, a satellite image of what the State Department described as a building in a prison complex in Syria that was modified to support a crematorium. The Trump administration accused the Syrian government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the dead bodies in a large crematorium outside the capital. It also stepped up criticism of Iran and Russia for supporting the Syrian government. (State Department/DigitalGlobe via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States accused Syria on Monday of executing thousands of imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium to hide the evidence. The allegation could test the Trump administration's willingness to respond to atrocities, other than chemical weapons...
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Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, left, is escorted by an agent of the local Interpol office inside a police car as they arrive at Guatemala City, early Sunday, April 16, 2017. Duarte, who is accused of running a ring that allegedly pilfered from state coffers, has been detained in Guatemala after six months as a fugitive and a high-profile symbol of government corruption. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
April 16, 2017 - 8:03 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former governor who had become a symbol of government corruption in Mexico was transferred to a Guatemalan military prison on Sunday hours after being captured in a hotel following six months on the lam. Ex-Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte looked pale and visibly tired as...
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Demonstrators gather near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, to thank outgoing President Barack Obama as preparations continue for Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times local): 4:25 p.m. President Barack Obama is staffing up for his life and work as former president. Obama has selected White House principal deputy press secretary Eric Schulz to be a senior adviser. Schultz is starting his own public...
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President Barack Obama leaves the podium at the conclusion of his final presidential news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in the briefing room of the white House in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 19, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, saying there's "simply no justification beyond politics" to keep it open. Obama pledged when he became president eight years ago to close the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, a 19-year-old transgender teen, who declined to be identified because she feared for her life after receiving death threats earlier in the year at a halfway house, poses for a photo in Texas. Advocates say the nation's juvenile detention centers are largely ill-equipped to house transgender young people, leaving them vulnerable to bullying, sexual assault, depression and suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
January 18, 2017 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For transgender people, she has another dimension — serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance. With Tuesday's commutation of her prison...
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