William Lynn, of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in court; he is considered the first ranking church official charged with protecting sexually abusive priests.
Ibrahim Tatlises, a popular Turkish singer and actor. Shot in the head by unknown assailants, he was hospitalized and was in critical condition.
Actor Gilbert Gottfried as the voice of the Aflac duck, over tweets mocking Japan's quake victims.
Owsley "Bear" Stanley, 1960s counterculture icon who produced over a million doses of LSD and sold them to Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead, among others.
Five Somali men, by a federal judge, to life in prison for participating in piracy and related offenses as part of last year's attack on a U.S. warship in the Indian Ocean.
Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor, who killed two Pakistani men, after $1.4 million was paid in compensation to the victims' families.
Donny George, Iraqi archaeologist who tried to prevent looting at the Iraq National Museum during the 2003 U.S. invasion and later recovered thousands of items.