July 22, 2012 Colorado authorities cleared scores of explosive devices from the apartment of the man suspected of killing 12 people and injuring more than 50 at a local movie theater. The police chief said the apartment was set up to kill whoever entered. "We sure as hell are angry," he said.
July 21, 2012 Police are still not saying what motivated the gunman who walked into a crowded Aurora, Colo., movie theater and opened fired. Suspect James Holmes, 24, was apprehended immediately after the attack. Until recently, he was a grad student studying neuroscience.
June 29, 2012 The former Mexico City mayor narrowly lost the presidency in 2006. This time he's telling voters he'll create opportunities and stop corruption. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's supporters see him as the best hope in Sunday's election against the front-runner, PRI's Enrique Pena Nieto. But critics of his policies are less kind.
June 26, 2012 The favored candidate in Sunday's presidential election is from the PRI, which ruled Mexico for decades, until it was ousted from power in 2000. Enrique Pena Nieto promises a different approach to drug violence and says he can boost a struggling economy.
June 21, 2012 Presidential elections are July 1, and students have been protesting everything from possible electoral fraud to what they say is biased media coverage in favor of one of the candidates. But the students' influence is in question, given a history of low voter turnout. Plus, some young people simply want jobs.