Thousands Run First Boston Marathon Since Bombings
With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.
Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
Pope Francis, Huge Crowd Joyously Celebrate Easter
Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.
Health Care Site Flagged in Heartbleed Review
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.
Malaysia Asks World to Pray for Missing Plane Clue
A Malaysian official on Saturday asked the world to "pray hard" for a clue to help find Flight 370, while authorities said a robotic submarine was expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty.
Vice Principal Saved from Korea Ferry Found Hanged
Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.
Group to Release Results of Annual Beach Sweep
Environmentalists are set to release the results of New Jersey's annual beach sweep.
Evacuation Order Came Too Late for Many on Ferry
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list, a crew member said Thursday.
Man Charged with Marathon Hoax Held on High Bail
The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has been sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation.
Classes Resume at Pennsylvania Stabbing School
Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.