Sgt. Nathan Scheller was twice denied for a Purple Heart, though roadside bomb explosions left him with lasting cognitive damage. Above, Scheller walks with his wife, Miriam, and his family.
Records show the Georgia Department of Corrections bought sodium thiopental from Dream Pharma, a distributor operating out of the back of a driving school in London. The DEA seized the state's supply of the drug this week.
In Rome, the Vittoriano monument — also known as Altare della Patria, or Altar of the Fatherland, background right — and the surrounding buildings are lit with the colors of the national flag this week to mark the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification. On March 17, 1861, Victor Emmanuel II became the first king of a united Italy.
A religious statue stands amid the debris left by last Friday's tsunami in Natori, Miyagi prefecture. Many Japanese will turn to Shinto and Buddhist rituals as they cope with the disaster stemming from a powerful earthquake.
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Police officers wear gas masks while on patrol in a vehicle at the Fukushima nuclear power plant on March 12. Experts are concerned about the safety of the nuclear workers, but they say that so far, there's no risk for others in Japan or in the U.S.
Two Houses, Both Alike: In a scene that fuses two moments across two centuries, 19th-century math prodigy Thomasina (Bel Powley, left) and her tutor Septimus (Tom Riley) flank the central table of Arcadia's set, joined in the center by the present-day Valentine (Raul Esparza) and Hannah (Lia Williams).