January 12, 2009 8:09 PM

Obama to sign order next week to close Guantanamo prison

President-elect Barack Obama will sign an executive order in his first week in office that sets in motion the closure of the Guantanamo Bay military prison, the highest-profile symbol of the Bush administration's detention policies, two individuals familiar with Obama's thinking said on Monday.

Related content

Suggested for you



Nation & World Videos