The FBI is probing some 2,500 public corruption cases – a 50 percent jump since 2003.
Blagojevich ‘corruptly used his office,’ US says after a wiretap probe.
The US Supreme Court will decide whether senior Bush administration officials were responsible for detainee mistreatment after 9/11.
Since Hugo Chávez was elected president in 1998, the homicide rate has gone from 63 to 130 murders per every 100,000 inhabitants. It's one of the world's worst rates.