D.C. residents are still pushing U.S. senators to approve a law that would allow the D.C. flag to be flown at military ceremonies honoring District residents; currently, only the flags of states are raised.
Some observers are comparing the case of accused WikiLeaks informer Bradley Manning to that of the Pentagon Papers during the 1970s — but one legal expert points to some key differences between the two.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking U.S. secrets to Wikileaks. A judge will rule in February on whether his treatment in a Quantico brig justifies dismissal of charges.
The case of leaked war documents from Iraq and Afghanistan came to town this week with a pre-trial hearing near Baltimore for defendant Bradley Manning. Kojo explores the tension between national security and prisoners' rights.
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