New rules adopted by the US Congress and Barack Obama has forbidden the use of testimony obtained through cruel treatment or torture. It comes as 9/11 suspects Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants appear for a hearing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
General Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor, said the commission provides many of the same protections that defendants would get in civilian court. "I'm confident that this court can achieve justice and fairness," he said.
More top news
A software problem meant the first beams sent this morning had to be stopped - but physics experiments will resume.
A 15-year study of almost 150,000 people found those taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs were more likely to survive the illness.
An Australian man has been airlifted to hospital after he was tossed in the air by an agitated bison at the famous national park.