Mexico Captures Leader of Brutal Zetas Drug Cartel

A handout photo shows Miguel Angel Trevino, the leader of the Zetas drug cartel.

The Mexican government said on Monday it captured the brutal leader of the Zetas drug cartel in an early-morning raid, marking the biggest victory for President Enrique Pena Nieto in his fight against gang violence.

Bipartisan Group Calls for Marine’s Homecoming

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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R., Fla.) and 68 of her fellow members of Congress sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano urging them to take diplomatic action to ensure the safety and homecoming of Jon Hammar, a U.S. citizen and Marine veteran being held in a Mexican prison.