Unrest: Two days after the American Ambassador to Libya and three diplomats were killed, the American Embassy in Yemen was stormed by hundreds of protesters, reports The New York Times. The U.S. is investigating whether the attacks were planned. In the wake of the news, Mitt Romney seized the opportunity to attack President Obama, but he was critized by his own party for injecting politics into the tragedy. However the President is not out of the weeds yet. The recent news will likely shift attention onto foreign policy leading up to the election. But questions remain as to the identity of the controversial film's director. The Atlantic did some digging into who is the real Sam Bacile.
Malpractice: Troutman Sanders was slapped with a $100 million malpractice lawsuit on allegations that it allowed a now-imprisoned investment banker to steal $75 million from HSBC. Our sister pulication, The New York Law Journal reports.
Protocol: A chemist formerly in charge of quality control at a Massachusetts crime lab is accused of failing to follow testing protocol. State police shut down the lab last month, and the news could trigger a wave of challenges to numerous drug convictions. From 2003 through 2012, Annie Dookhan tested more than 50,000 drug samples for some 34,000 defendants. The AP reports.
Mistrial: A Miami-Dade judge declared a mistrial after the public defender representing a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend posted a photo of her client's leopard-print underwear to Facebook. The Miami Herald reports.