Jared Lee Loughner, the alleged gunman in last year's mass shooting outside an Arizona supermarket in Tucson that killed six people and wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 19 charges in exchange for the government not seeking the death penalty.
A chronological summary of significant events in Egypt's upheaval, as compiled by the CNN Wire:
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation threatened legal action over the online sale of a vial purportedly containing dried blood from the former president following a 1981 assassination attempt.
Iran has executed a man who was convicted of killing one of its nuclear scientists, state-run Press TV reported Tuesday.
Kevin Flower reports on a new Israeli movie about the still unsolved assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai in 2010.
A tall and beguiling blonde sits alone at the bar of a luxury Middle Eastern hotel. Looking across the lobby she seductively eyes a mustached Arab man. Emboldened by her enticing glances he approaches the bar and they begin chatting.
Most Americans know of the Zapruder film of the JFK assassination -- the one and only visual recording of the killing of an American president.
If there was a second gunman in Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, who was it?
Pakistani authorities vowed Tuesday to use the international police agency Interpol to arrest former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
A man from Uzbekistan living in Alabama has pleaded guilty to charges related to a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama, prosecutors said Friday.
The special court investigating the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri announced Wednesday it will try the four accused killers in absentia.
A Secret Service agent who secretly was watching presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. in a Williamsburg, Virginia bookstore said he got "goose bumps" when he realized Hinckley briefly had looked at a shelf of history books that included some dealing with presidential assassination.
The 1964-model Cadillac hearse that carried President John F. Kennedy's body and casket after his assassination is to be auctioned Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona, the auctioneer's representatives said.
Israel and the United States are "supporters of state terrorism" and will suffer a "punitive response" at an "opportune time," Iran's Press TV cited a top Iranian general as saying Sunday, days after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed.
Robert Baer tells Anderson Cooper he believes a dissident group was involved in the death of a nuclear scientist.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf came to power in a bloodless military coup in 1999 when he was chief of Pakistan's army. He held power until the 2008 elections after which he resigned. Since then he has lived in self-imposed exile in London. In late 2010 he launched the All Pakistan Muslim League party with a view to running for office in 2013. Musharraf now says he plans to return to his home country sometime at the end of January.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks with Pervez Musharraf about the security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf pledged in a speech Sunday to return to his country later this month, despite word from authorities that he will be arrested when he does so.
As expected, a federal judge denied Monday motions to conditionally release an Idaho man accused of trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House.
The Idaho man accused of trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House in November told law enforcement officers after his arrest that he had been carjacked by a man with a gun on the day of the crime and said his assailant must have been responsible for the shooting, according to a new court filing by prosecutors.
A newly discovered version of recordings made aboard Air Force One in the wake of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is being offered for sale at $500,000, the dealer selling the tape said Tuesday.
CNN's Rezah Sayah reports on indictments filed against seven men in the killing of former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto.
An assassination attempt on Afghanistan's interior minister failed when a suicide bomber was shot dead by body guards Sunday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers issued a unified call Friday for tougher measures against Iran and Syria, warning that news of an alleged Iranian assassination plot in the United States is indicative of a political movement increasingly unconstrained by international norms and values.
The United States announced a plot was foiled to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, which it linked to Iran. But before passing final judgment and acting upon this information, it would be prudent to ask cui bono -- who profits from this affair? In this sense, Iran has everything to lose and its regional rivals everything to win.
Secretary Clinton says Iran must be held accountable for its actions in the alleged assassination plot of a Saudi envoy.
Yemen's defense minister escaped an assassination attempt Tuesday when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy, the Yemeni government said.
The son of slain Gov. Salman Taseer was kidnapped Friday afternoon in a wealthy neighborhood in the city of Lahore, police said.
The Yemeni government officially accused Friday two of the biggest opposition figures in the country of planning the assassination plot on President Ali Abdullah Saleh two months ago.
The special court trying to bring the killers of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to justice published Wednesday previously secret details of the case against four men it has charged.
CNN's Arwa Damon explains why the killing and probe of the death of Lebanon's former PM Rafik Hariri are so divisive.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the floor of the House of Representatives Monday evening for the first time since she was grievously wounded during a January assassination attempt.
A 21-year-old man from Uzbekistan living in Alabama sought assistance to kill President Barack Obama, either by shooting him or potentially using explosives for a suicide attack, according to a government affidavit.
A child was killed and six other people were wounded on Thursday when security forces shot at protesters in Yemeni city of Taiz, a medical team said.
The leader of Yemen's largest opposition party escaped an assassination attempt on Wednesday, the Islah party said.
Interpol, the international police agency, issued wanted persons alerts Wednesday in connection with the 2005 killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 others.
Hezbollah repeated claims Israel was behind an assassination of PM Hariri. CNN's Rima Maktabi reports.
Are James V. McVay's statements the shocking confessions of a man who planned to kill the president? The exaggerated claims of someone seeking attention? The rantings of a lunatic?
British police arrested a man wanted for an attempt to assassinate the king of Spain more than a decade ago, they announced Thursday.
CNN's Jim Acosta looks at the insanity defense for those accused of committing violent crimes.
To many Americans, putting Jared Lee Loughner in a mental hospital instead of a prison hardly sounds like justice.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah repeated his stance that Israel was behind the killing of Lebanon's former prime minister six years ago and slammed the U.N.-backed court for sowing discord in Lebanon.
Hezbollah's leader plans to speak Saturday about the indictment of four party members in the assassination six years ago of Rafik Hariri, Lebanon's former prime minister.
One dead politician in a tiny Arab country and now, six years on, the quest for justice in his assassination divides a people and could add to regional instability.
Jared Lee Loughner is found incompetent to stand trial for the Tucson shooting and attempt to kill a congresswoman.
Jared Lee Loughner, accused of a mass shooting in which he allegedly tried to assassinate U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, isn't competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Six Iraqis were killed in Baghdad and four others wounded in a burst of assassinations and explosions around the capital on Sunday, officials with Iraq's interior ministry said.
Ronald Reagan was shot 30 years ago Wednesday. His grace under fire helped him solidify the support and affection of the American people. It also helped propel his economic policies through a Democratic-controlled Congress and put American politics on a different trajectory.
After President Reagan was shot, it was unknown if he'd been hit. See how CNN covered the breaking news 30 years ago this month.
Ronald Reagan and his secret service agent describe how close the president came to dying 30 years ago on March 30.
Wikileaks exposes an alledged secret plot to assassinate an Iranian-American dissident. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
A court in Pakistan reissued an arrest warrant Saturday for former President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a public prosecutor told CNN.
Supporters of an accused assassin of a Pakistani politician brought him Valentine's flowers and cards Monday, the same day a judge charged him with murder and terrorism acts, his lawyer said.
A court in Pakistan issued an arrest warrant Saturday for former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a public prosecutor told CNN.
CNN's Jill Dougherty has more on the rumors of an assassination attempt on Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was making "lightning speed" progress for a brain injury and had the drain for brain fluid removed from her head, her doctors said Wednesday.
Reaction against the pick of a Hezbollah-backed candidate as Lebanese prime minister gathers steam.
Grass-roots fury rippled across Lebanon on Tuesday as a Hezbollah-backed politician got the nod to be the fractious country's new prime minister.
Members of the powerful Hezbollah movement and its allies brought down Lebanon's unity government Wednesday after resigning from Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Cabinet.
More than 500 lawyers in the city of Rawalpindi support free legal aid to defend the accused assassin of the Punjabi governor, the man's defense lawyer told CNN on Friday.
In February, Britain requested a meeting with the Israeli ambassador on passport fraud in the murder of a Hamas member.
The new chief of Israel's secret intelligence service is said to be preparing to apologize for the agency's suspected use of forged British passports in an operation that led to the assassination of a founding member of Hamas' military wing in January, according to a report in the UK newspaper the Telegraph.
Pakistan arrested two senior police officials Wednesday in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
In June, director Duane Baughman discussed his new documenatry "Bhutto" that tells the story of Benazir Bhutto.
After mostly avoiding the spotlight for decades, many of the former U.S. Secret Service agents who were assigned to protect President John F. Kennedy are now offering their accounts of the day he was assassinated, 47 years ago Monday.
Brian Todd reports on new details of JFK's Secret Service detail and the assassination.
A former soldier arrested after a hostage incident at a Georgia military base is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.
A former soldier arrested after a hostage incident at a military base in Georgia faces multiple charges that include threatening to kill President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, according to federal court documents filed Tuesday.
The singer will also serve six months of probation after being cited for disorderly conduct
The United Arab Emirates on Saturday expressed concern about a German court's decision to release an alleged Israeli agent being investigated in connection with a Hamas leader's murder in Dubai.
A German court released Friday an alleged Israeli agent extradited from Poland in connection with a Hamas leader's murder in Dubai.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah accused Israel on Monday of having been behind the 2005 killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
An alleged Israeli agent will be extradited to Germany to be tried for spying, the Polish court of appeals press officer told CNN Thursday.
Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah predicted Thursday that a special U.N. tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri will blame elements of his party, but said he would reject any such conclusion.
Two high-ranking public officials were shot and killed in Mexico late Wednesday, making for four such attacks in the past two weeks. Three of the deadly assaults happened this week.
A South Korean court sentenced two North Korean military officers Thursday to 10 years in prison for plotting to assassinate a high-profile defector who once worked for dictator Kim Jong-il, South Korea's news agency said.
Ireland has expelled an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged passports in the assassination of a Hamas arms dealer in Dubai, allegedly by Israeli agents, the Irish foreign minister announced Tuesday.
Australia wants an Israeli diplomat expelled over forged passports used in the assassination of a top Hamas operative.
Australia on Monday said it was expelling an Israeli diplomat over fake passports used in the assassination of a top Hamas operative in the United Arab Emirates.
Australia on Monday called for the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat over fake passports used in the assassination of a Hamas operative in the United Arab Emirates.
A series of anti-terror raids helped foil an assassination attempt on the Indonesian president by militants, the national police chief said Friday.
Venezuelan authorities have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion that he was plotting to kill President Hugo Chavez, the nation's justice minister said.
Pakistan's military-led former government failed to protect former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto before her 2007 assassination, and intelligence agencies hindered the subsequent investigation, a U.N. commission concluded in a report released Thursday.
The singer is slapped with a disorderly conduct citation for stripping down in Dallas
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agreed to delay until April 15 the release of a report on the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, according to a statement from Ban's spokesperson.
Erykah Badu shed her clothes as she walked along a Dallas, Texas, sidewalk until she was nude and then fell near where President Kennedy was assassinated.
There are "compelling reasons" to believe the Israeli government was responsible for forging British passports used in a plot to kill a Hamas leader in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Tuesday.
Details of the hours leading up to the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh are released. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
It was something straight out of a James Bond film: A team of alleged killers in a swank Dubai hotel, some of them scoping out their target in an elevator while dressed in tennis clothes and carrying rackets and backpacks.
Grainy surveillance footage picks up a woman wearing a large hat approaching the freezer section in a supermarket.
An Israeli supermarket has an odd take on the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Interpol announced Monday it is issuing notices to help search for another 16 suspects believed linked to the January killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai.
Another person has been added to the list of suspects in the January killing of a Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel, bringing the number of identified suspects to 27, two sources told CNN on Monday.
When U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated nearly 50 years ago, he left behind a nation stunned by grief and brimming with questions.
CNN's Carol Costello looks at letters that expressed anguish over the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Dubai's police chief said Sunday the secretive Israeli foreign intelligence unit Mossad "needs to be ashamed" after the January killing of a Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel.
Days ahead of national elections, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has announced plans to rehire 20,000 former Iraqi army officers who served under former leader Saddam Hussein.