The Obama administration still has time to close the Guantanamo Bay military prison before the president leaves office, the White House said on Friday, adding that it is continuing to work on transferring detainees from the center. The United States is working to reach agreement with countries around the globe to transfer 53 eligible Guantanamo prisoners from the facility in Cuba, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, adding that some transfers would take place by the end of the year. It's still something that we are working very hard to accomplish," Earnest said.
Former National Football League star quarterback Donovan McNabb was sentenced to 18 days in jail on Friday after pleading guilty to misdemeanor drunken driving in Arizona, a court official said. "He's learned that if you have something to drink you don't drive.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As states deal with a nationwide shortage of execution drugs, California proposed Friday to allow corrections officials to choose one of four types of powerful barbiturates to execute prisoners on death row, depending on which one is available.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man accused of stabbing a U.S. airman who was hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack is being held on $2 million bond following his first court appearance Friday.