Bingham Ray, 57, indie-film exec who steered Bowling for Columbine and Hotel Rwanda to wide distribution and was head of the San Francisco Film Society.
Marine Frank Wuterich, guilty to dereliction of duty in the deaths of 24 unarmed Iraqis in Haditha in 2005; the plea deal includes no jail time.
Catcher Jorge Posada, after 17 seasons with the New York Yankees; a five-time All-Star, Posada won five World Series and on retiring quoted Joe DiMaggio: "I want to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee."
Sarah Burke, 29, pioneering Canadian freestyle skier who helped propel the sport into the 2014 Olympics; Burke died nine days after a crash during a training run.
The Arab League mission in Syria, for another month; but the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council withdrew their observers because of ongoing bloodshed.
Philip Vannatter, 70, lead investigator in the 1994 murder of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole. In 1977 he arrested director Roman Polanski for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.