| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Kidnappers in Syria have freed an American writer missing since 2012, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, following what Qatari-owned TV station Al Jazeera said were efforts by the Gulf Arab state to win his release. Kerry said in a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street.
On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 11:26 PM
Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's announcement of a curfew from midnight to 5 a.m. is a tactic that has been used more frequently in recent years as American cities have grappled with civil unrest or natural disasters.
Nixon's curfew announcement came after...
| Aug 16, 2014
It wasn't such a good idea when Diversified Consultants Inc., a debt collection agency, started calling Jamie Davis of Cambridge, Mass., two years ago asking about an account belonging to someone named Rosalee Pagan.
Davis, obviously, was not Pagan....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Finding Neverland," the movie-to-musical adaptation produced by Harvey Weinstein, has penciled in a Broadway schedule, with the production aiming to begin performances in New York in March.
The show will open in one of the nine Main Stem theaters...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.
Federal prosecutors contend that...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.
Azamat Tazhayakov is the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:31 AM
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday.
Sara Wood of...