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Manning Faces Army Fight on Transgender Surgery

Military says it doesn't provide hormone therapy or sex-change operations

(Newser) - The decision by the Army private previously known as Bradley Manning to identify from here on out as a female by the name of Chelsea Manning raises a host of thorny legal issues, reports Courthouse News Service . For starters, Manning wants to start hormone therapy immediately in preparation for a... More »

Manning Put Info Into Enemy Hands: Prosecutor

Day 1 of trial, prosecutor says Manning put soldiers at risk

(Newser) - Three year after his arrest, Bradley Manning's trial finally began today , with both sides offering their opening statements and two conflicting narratives of the man emerging. Tasked with proving that Manning actively aided US enemies, prosecutor Capt. Joe Morrow told the courtroom that this was a case of "... More »

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