Mexican federal police in Mexico City line up purported members of the violent drug cartel La Familia, detained in a recent police operation, as the U.S. on Thursday announced its own operation against the gang north of the border. (Associated Press)
Mildred Muhammad of Prince George's County jotted down her thoughts of isolation and torment for years in her journals about her ex-husband, convicted D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad, which led her to publish her memoir.
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Syrian military intelligence appears to be providing assistance to the U.N. special tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to shield Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (above) from blame.
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The $45 million New Beginnings Development Youth Center in Laurel opened in May, replacing the trouble-plagued Oak Hill Juvenile Detention Center. It houses 60 male youths.
** FILE ** Phillip Garrido, 58, next to his court-appointed attorney, Susan Gellman, pleaded not guilty on Friday to 29 counts including forcible abduction, rape and false imprisonment involving the 1991 abduction of Jaycee Lee Dugard. (Associated Press)
Brunilda Vega (center) and Jodi Valenciano Perry (third from left) celebrate in Washington after hearing that Judge Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday.
President Obama made time for a 2009 beer summit with Sgt. James Crowley and Henry Louis Gates Jr. — but not for the funeral of a slain Chicago girl who'd played with her high school band at the president's 2013 inauguration.
** FILE ** Gary McKinnon, shown in this file photo from 2009, is charged with breaking into computers belonging to NASA, the Department of Defense and several branches of the U.S. military. (Associated Press)
Camp Justice is the site of the U.S. war-crimes tribunal compound on U.S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Prosecutors are moving forward with investigations and trial preparation while waiting for the completion of case reviews ordered by President Obama in January.