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The man linked to a drug cartel faces sentencing Friday after pleading guilty to attempted murder in what authorities say was a plot to murder a couple in Southern California, in a case that highlights the reach of Mexican traffickers.
Friday marks the first anniversary of the day Washington's legal marijuana law took effect, and hundreds of people are expected to celebrate by lighting up beneath the Space Needle at a party permitted by the city of Seattle.
"We've lost our greatest son. Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father. Although we knew that this day would come, nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss." — South African President Jacob Zuma on the passing of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast.
It's the second funeral in two days for victims of a New York train derailment.
Today is Friday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2013. There are 25 days left in the year.
Sometimes an owner's manual is not enough.
A New York City antiques dealer who pleaded guilty to conspiracy for smuggling artifacts made from rhinoceros horns from the U.S. to China and Hong Kong has been sentenced to three years in prison, plus three years' supervised release.
A magistrate revoked bail Thursday for a defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend, because the man sent her a letter and email against a judge's orders.