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U.S. to shed light on Guatemala syphilis experiment

A U.S. presidential commission will release on Monday its findings on a government research project that deliberately infected Guatemalan prison inmates and mental patients with syphilis in the 1940s.


Pentagon to release alleged abuse photos

Pentagon to release alleged abuse photos

The Pentagon will release hundreds of photographs showing alleged abuse of prisoners in detention in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2006, Pentagon officials said Friday, but they said the photos did not show a systemic problem.


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