New York Times
In Closing, Blackwater Prosecutor Says U.S. Court ‘Levels the Playing Field’
That message is crucial for the Obama administration, as Iraqis have expressed skepticism that an American court would issue convictions in the deadly 2007 shooting in Nisour Square.
Arizona Investigates Uzi Killing by Girl, 9
The episode occurred Monday at the range, where the girl was learning to operate an Uzi submachine gun before she accidentally shot and killed her instructor.
Alaskans Uphold Tax System for Oil Companies
A hard-fought ballot referendum that would have overturned Alaska’s system of taxing oil industry profits has narrowly failed, with absentee ballots determining the outcome.