The main gate at the prison in Guantanamo

The main gate at the prison in Guantanamo / Getty Images

A leading group of Republican senators is petitioning the Trump administration to reopen the Guantanamo Bay prison camp to hundreds of foreign ISIS fighters captured on the battlefield, according to a copy of a letter sent Tuesday to the White House and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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Schumer’s Press Secretary Makes Cameo in Fyre Festival Documentary With Fraudster

Angelo Roefaro, the press secretary for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), makes a cameo in a newly released documentary about the disastrous Fyre music festival. The festival’s organizer is now serving a six-year sentence for defrauding attendees and investors out of millions of dollars.

Met Considers Dumping Controversial Sackler Family

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is considering dropping long-time major donors, the Sackler family, after new reporting indicates they were more closely tied to their company’s role in the opioid crisis than previously thought.

Supreme Court Denies Review to Football Coach Fired for Praying After Games

The Supreme Court decided not to consider an appeal from a high school football coach who was fired for praying at the 50-yard line after games. Joseph Kennedy, who coached at Bremerton High School in Washington before being fired in 2015, argued his First Amendment rights had been violated by the school district.

Death Café Society

When winter storms cover Takoma, Washington, D.C., the neighborhood looks like a snow globe flipped on its head. And death lurks everywhere: in the funeral home on the corner, in the novels stacked in the bookstore—but especially in the conversations at the two-story arts center where tonight, Death Café hosts its first 2019 event in D.C.

Schumer’s Press Secretary Makes Cameo in Fyre Festival Documentary With Fraudster

Angelo Roefaro, the press secretary for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), makes a cameo in a newly released documentary about the disastrous Fyre music festival. The festival’s organizer is now serving a six-year sentence for defrauding attendees and investors out of millions of dollars.

Supreme Court Denies Review to Football Coach Fired for Praying After Games

The Supreme Court decided not to consider an appeal from a high school football coach who was fired for praying at the 50-yard line after games. Joseph Kennedy, who coached at Bremerton High School in Washington before being fired in 2015, argued his First Amendment rights had been violated by the school district.

Met Considers Dumping Controversial Sackler Family

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is considering dropping long-time major donors, the Sackler family, after new reporting indicates they were more closely tied to their company’s role in the opioid crisis than previously thought.