Chelsea Manning

The latest coverage on Chelsea Manning, the transgender woman at the center of the WikiLeaks case. Born as Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning came out about her trans identity after the 2013 trial surrounding her involvement with WikiLeaks, a nonprofit website founded by Julian Assange that published history's largest leak of information from the U.S. government, provided by Manning. Chelsea Manning was convicted of violations of the Espionage Act, dishonorably discharged, and sentenced to 35 years of confinement. She remains a controversial figure, with some viewing her as a whistleblower and hero, while others perceive her act as traiterous.

In his final presidential press conference, he touted LGBT advances but didn't take all the credit. 

January 18 2017 4:32 PM

Manning will be released in May, White House officials announced.

January 17 2017 5:10 PM Updated

Assange has been in self-imposed exile at an embassy in London for more than four years, to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges. He could face espionage charges in the U.S.

January 16 2017 3:48 PM

Chelsea Manning is hoping to have her 35-year sentence reduced by President Obama. 

November 14 2016 6:04 PM

Manning says a group of people impersonating guards tried to talk her into breaking out of military prison.

November 04 2016 7:39 PM

The creators of this unconventional opera want to make audiences consider the impact of Manning's document leak. 

October 17 2016 5:09 AM

The whistleblower's lawyer claims Manning is being punished for trying to take her life. 

September 25 2016 7:11 PM
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