National News

FILE -- Members of the NYPD patrol while reporters gather outside of the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, where Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, is on trial, Nov. 13, 2018. A former operations chief in the Sinaloa drug cartel testified on Nov. 20, 2018, that he had personally bribed one of Mexico’s top law-enforcement officials twice, each time delivering a briefcase stuffed with at least $3 million in cash. (Stephanie Keith/The New York Times)