Mehdi Karroubi, who ran in the latest Iranian presidential election, is claiming some protesters have been tortured to death while in police custody. Karroubi and numerous human rights groups have previously claimed that male and females prisoners are being raped. Officials denied this, but did admit that some abuse has taken place, BBC News.
Officials visited a Michigan maximum-security prison today to determine if it could house Guantanamo detainees. If found suitable, the prison in Standish could receive 229 detainees and the move could also help out the town by allowing the prison to stay open and creating 340 jobs, AP.
Electric guitar legend Les Paul died today at the age of 94. Paul is famous for creating solid-body guitars and multitrack recording, USA Today.