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The Daily Word in potential game-changers, mass murderers and a flowery commode

By Margaret Wright [ Wed May 16 2012 9:16 AM ]
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Medical records say George Zimmerman was treated for a broken nose and injuries to the back of his head the day after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin.

It’s been decades since New Mexico has suffered such severe drought; the governor made it a federal declaration yesterday.

With her eye on state legislative races, Governor Susana Martinez’ PAC rakes in thousands of oil and gas industry dollars.

Developments in the Michael Paul Astorga trial in Santa Fe could set the stage for a death penalty debate.

A former Los Lunas prison inmate files suit against a now-retired guard captain, alleging repeated rape and investigation cover-ups.

Investigators try different tactics in search of West Mesa serial killing leads.

The U.S. border patrol shifts security strategy from fence-building to intelligence-gathering.

The new French president’s airplane was struck by lightning.

Convicted Liberian war criminal Charles Taylor lashes out at his prosecution.

Serbian military commander on trial for war crimes is belligerent in court, makes threatening gesture at massacre survivor.

A seemingly “deranged” man set himself on fire outside the trial of accused Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Breivik.

Renewed search in the case of an Italian girl missing since 1983 leads investigators to a Vatican crypt where a mobster’s bones were exhumed.

Portly celeb chef Mario Batali will be subsisting on food stamps.

Japan is known for its compact living spaces, yet behold: the world’s biggest outdoor toilet.