John McCain

Politics

Despite differences, Guantanamo prison out-of-sight, if not mind, in presidential election

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have divergent views on Guantanamo Bay — at least based on statements made years ago. In the current election cycles, neither man has really talked about the future he sees for the prison. But whoever is elected will be faced with precedent-setting cases in short order.

Conflict & Justice

First-time voters

1.4 million legal immigrants applied for US citizenship last year, and the vast majority were Latinos; spurred by frustration over immigration reform, many legal residents decided to become citizens and cast their vote