Obama promised to close Guantanamo on his ride to office in 2008. Four years in the White House saw little progress; with blame laid partly at the feet of Congress and partly the President's own slackness. Now he's taking a second run at the notorious Cuban prison-camp, where 100 of the 166 detainees are currently on hunger strike. Here's how the editorial writers at the New York Times and Washington Post responded.
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A new controversy has broken out over the lack of diversity at the highest echelons of US journalism, after The Washington Post chose a white man in preference to a black candidate and a woman to be its managing editor, the number two job on the paper.
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