| Apr 18, 2013
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: “This changes everything.”
Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:41 PM
It was a mystery that ended in sadness: A body found in the Providence River earlier this week has been identified as missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, Rhode Island officials announced Thursday.
The discovery of Tripathi's body closed a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings described on Friday how he locked eyes with one of the bombing suspects minutes before the twin explosions took place near the finish line.
“I was with my girlfriend’s roommates and...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:26 PM
BOSTON — The parents of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Saturday they have no immediate plans to travel to the U.S., in part because of the mother’s fears she is also under suspicion.
“They are now thinking...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:41 AM
MOSCOW -- The father of a man who was shot to death by the FBI while being questioned about his ties to a suspect in the the Boston Marathon bombings said Thursday that photographs of his son's bullet wounds suggest that he was "executed" by the FBI.
| Apr 19, 2013
Early in his speech in Boston on Thursday, President Barack Obama summoned up a piece of poem.
"It was a beautiful day to be in Boston," he told the congregation in the cathedral, remembering Monday, before the bombs went off.
"A day," Obama went on,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has found female DNA on at least one of the two homemade bombs detonated during the Boston Marathon on April 15, according to a law enforcement official.
The presence of genetic material does not necessarily mean a woman helped...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:36 AM
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."
-- Mahatma Gandhi
I'm really not interested in reading another "How to Talk to Your Children About ..." articles,...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Sean Hannity has some big "Hannity" telecasts this week on Fox News Channel.
His Wednesday show will be the 1,000th episode of "Hannity," which airs at 9 weeknights. He became solo host of "Hannity" in 2009 after 12 years of co-hosting "Hannity &...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:53 AM
AYER, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing suspect is being held in a small cell with a steel door at a federal medical detention center about 40 miles outside the city, a federal official said Saturday.
Federal Medical Center Devens spokesman...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Bob Newhart is back in prime time, and TV's most popular sitcom has him.
On "The Big Bang Theory," Newhart will play Professor Proton, a TV host who dazzled Leonard and Sheldon as children. Newhart stars in the episode at 8 p.m. Thursday on CBS.