Police say the unidentified gunmen, wearing a mix of plain clothes and camouflage, killed dozens of people in eastern Baghdad.
The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
His driving rhythm was key to the sound of the 1970s punk band that influenced a generation of musicians that followed.