January 20th, 2009
11:55 PM ET
7 months ago

Obama orders suspension of prosecutions at Gitmo

A U.S. Navy officer replaces the photo of former President George W. Bush with a photo of President Obama Tuesday after Obama's swearing in.
A U.S. Navy officer replaces the photo of former President George W. Bush with a photo of President Obama Tuesday after Obama's swearing in.

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (CNN) - In one of his first acts in office, President Obama has ordered the U.S. government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, a military spokesman said Tuesday.

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