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  • Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell

    Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.” In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
  • Chicago Marathon beefing up security

    Chicago Marathon beefing up security
    In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is imposing beefed-up security measures for the 26.2-mile race Oct. 13. "The bag check is something we've been looking at for a couple of years," Carey Pinkowski, the...
  • Survivor of Boston Marathon bombings returns home to South Bay

    John Odom struggled to describe what it was like to be back home in Southern California. He had spent the last five months on the East Coast recovering from injuries he sustained in the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more...
  • Legal battle flares over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev security measures

    Civil rights groups are now weighing in on security measures placed on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his lawyers, arguing that they are too restrictive and may be preventing the defense from adequately preparing for what may be a...
  • Briefs: Youth football camp Saturday at Fountain Valley

    The Fountain Valley High football staff will offer a youth football camp for kids from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the school's football/track stadium. The camp is open to youth of all ages and participants should wear a T-shirt, shorts and shoes or cleats....
  • Government to seek death penalty for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors announced today they will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in connection with last year’s Boston Marathon bombing, saying in federal court papers that the attack that killed three people and injured...
  • Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]

    Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]
    What do Pope Francis, the royal baby and Miley Cyrus all have in common? They each made it into Facebook's "Most Talked About in 2013" list. To celebrate the end of 2013, Facebook released a number of end-of-year lists on Monday. The lists include the...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger sentenced to life; lawyer says he will appeal

    BOSTON--James “Whitey” Bulger will spend the rest of his life in prison, a federal judge ordered Thursday, telling the mobster that "the scope, the callousness, the depravity of your crimes are almost unfathomable." The sentencing capped a...
  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor engaged to rehab nurse

    James Costello was waiting at the Boston Marathon finish line when the bomb went off on April 15, leaving him with severe burns on his right arm and leg. Getting nursed back to health, however, had one upside. While recovering at Spaulding...
  • OMG, I can't believe i offended you

    At the beginning of the summer, my wife and I took our grandsons and their friends to a weekly outdoor farmer's market and arts and crafts fair in the South End of Boston, which hat runs from May through October. The kids loved the food trucks, the...
  • Athlete living with cancer set to rappel down San Diego high-rise

    An amateur athlete fighting a continuing battle against brain cancer is set to rappel 365 feet down the side of San Diego's Hyatt building alongside an "American Idol" winner. BethAnn Telford of Washington, D.C., is in Southern California for charity...