| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The last time there was a terrorist attack on America, we got the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration. Each entity has spent billions to keep us safe, but neither could stop two brothers, Tamerlan, a permanent...
| Sep 29, 2013
While some social media outlets are dealing with issues of privacy (is the government reading our timelines?), Twitter is going public (with plans for an initial public stock offering). And during the recent attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, both the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- Great power rivalries created the conditions in which the First World War became possible, but the war itself was set off by an isolated and intrinsically unimportant act of terrorism by a Serbian nationalist. All that followed was driven by...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:47 PM
WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with carrying out the bombings last April at the Boston Marathon, disposed of key evidence after the attack by “discarding a remaining bomb detonator and smashing his cellphones,”...
| Oct 8, 2013
Thanks to a dramatic operation by U.S. military and intelligence agencies in Libya over the weekend, a suspected Al Qaeda figure indicted in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa will finally face American justice. The capture of Abu Anas al...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Three people were found dead after a shooting at a home in west Detroit on Friday morning, just days after a gunman opened fire inside a crowded barbershop, killing three men and injuring six.
Police responded to a 911 call around 1 a.m. Friday in...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A friend of Ibragim Todashev, the Chechen man shot dead in Orlando in May while under FBI questioning about the Boston Marathon bombing, remained jailed Saturday in Central Florida.
Ashurmamad Miraliev, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Orange County on...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:18 AM
BOSTON -- Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may now meet with a mental health consultant without an attorney present, a tweak to special administrative measures put in place to ensure that he cannot incite terror from jail.
Tsarnaev has been held...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public court appearance Wednesday, leaning over a microphone and repeating again and again in a Russian accent “not guilty” to potential capital murder charges in a federal courtroom packed...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Richard “Dic” Donohue Jr. came to the edge of death after a bullet to his right thigh severed his femoral vein and artery.
The 33-year-old Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officer from Woburn, Mass., lost his entire blood supply...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:08 PM
There may be no place in the earth for Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
One of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been dead more than two weeks after a dramatic showdown with police in Watertown, Mass., on April 19.
But officials and his family still don't...