One of President Obama's last acts in office has been to commute much of Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence, and she will walk free on May 17. Confirmation came from the White House today, with many praising the decision, one that could have saved Manning's life. Read more.
A prosecutor in Sicily confirmed this week that he'd begun an investigation into allegations that a U.S. Navy ship appeared to have initially ignored cries for help from migrants aboard an inflatable raft off Libya—a delay that may have led to the deaths of 76 people including a baby. Read more.