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In our news wrap Friday, James Everett Dutschke of Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters laced with the toxic substance ricin to the president, a U.S. senator and a judge. Also, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in…
By PBS NewsHour
In Court, James 'Whitey' Bulger Reacted to Convictions 'Like a Poker Player'…
In other news Friday, Ariel Castro, the man accused of holding three Ohio women captive for a decade, will face life in prison without parole plus 1,000 years after entering a plea deal to avoid the death penalty. Also, police…
In Closing, Zimmerman Defense Attorney Urges Jury Not to 'Connect the Dots'…
Efrain Rios Montt , former dictator of Guatemala, was found guilty in the massacre of more than 1,700 Mayan Indians in the early 1980s. Rios Montt, 86, insists that he had no knowledge of the campaign of genocide, and his…
Bradley Manning Leaked Classified Documents to Spark 'Debate' on Wars…
Charles Taylor's Conviction 'Pushes International Law Further' for Related Cases…
By Beat Beat
Jurors found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty on nearly all counts he faced in a retrial, including charges that he tried to sell President Obama's open U.S. Senate seat. Blagojevich had denied any wrongdoing.
In other news Tuesday, U.N. officials reported that more than 200 people have been killed and 500 injured during unrest in Tunisia that ousted the president. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee reported that the safety of U.S. government employees in…
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