Don L. Blankenship, chairman and chief executive officer of Massey Energy Company (left), watches as protesters disrupt a luncheon at the National Press Club, where he spoke on Thursday.
A Mexican soldier stands guard as a haul of marijuana and cocaine are incinerated in the background in November 2009. Fighting among the drug cartels — and between government forces and the cartels — has cost nearly 24,000 Mexican lives since late 2006.
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Mike Mickel is president and CEO of Dominion Aviation, an aviation services and charter operation near Richmond, Va. He praised a move by the federal government to drop a plan for tough new security regulations on general aviation.