Puerto Rico's governor, Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla, shown here in an appearance in Washington this month, has been urging Congress to allow the commonwealth to seek bankruptcy protection.
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Enrique Marquez is pictured in a courtroom sketch on Dec. 17, the day he was charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. He was indicted on this and other charges on Wednesday.
Bill Cosby arrives Wednesday at the courthouse in Elkins Park, Pa., to face charges of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby was arraigned over an incident from 2004 -- the first criminal charge filed against the actor after dozens of women claimed abuse.
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Mourners gather for the funeral of Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth, killed as he pumped gas in a surprise attack in August. According to new national statistics, 42 police officers were shot and killed in 2015.
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged with murder last month in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, arrives at the Cook County Criminal Court for a status hearing on Dec. 18.
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