People view Mississippi River floodwaters on Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn.
May 9, 2011 The Mississippi river is expected to crest in Memphis Tuesday near record levels; the average price for regular gas reaches $4 a gallon; 12 people died in religious fighting in Cairo this weekend; tens of thousands of people turned out in Mexico City Sunday to protest drug violence
November 2, 2010 Imagine a city where everyone's a cop -- a planned community built to house 800 police officers and their families. That may seem strange -- but in Mexico,Cop Land is more than the title of a Sylvester Stallone movie.
A traveler is seen on the empty platforms of the Montparnasse station in Paris, Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010.
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October 13, 2010 The men were killed in Southern Afghanistan. French unions extend their strike for another day, bringing the country to a halt. And a Mexican police investigator is beheaded.
August 31, 2010 Mexican police put alleged drug king Edgar Valdez Villarreal, aka, La Barbie, on display.
August 26, 2010 The grenade that exploded in a Puerto Vallarta bar was an accident, said the Jalisco governor.
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