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  • A year after marathon bombs, Boston hospitals apply lessons learned

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The homemade bombs that ripped through the crowd at the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring 264, showcased the city's medical talent but also taught valuable lessons in responding to a mass...
  • Iraqi immigrant convicted of killing wife at their El Cajon home

    SAN DIEGO -- An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of fatally beating his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce. The March 2012 case gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
  • Democratic congressional race heating up in Bucks County

    Democrats Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse have opened campaign offices barely a block apart on Mill Street, the main drag in Bristol. Neither of the candidates seeking their party's nomination for Congress lives in Bristol, but the struggling...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • The long reach of Putinismo

    Tell me your Ukraine and I will tell you who you are. The Ukrainian crisis is a political Rorschach test, not just for individuals but also for states. What it reveals is not encouraging for the West. It turns out that Vladimir Putin has more admirers...
  • Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with Syria border ditch

    ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurds are digging a 17-km (10-mile) trench on their border with Syria, reinforcing a political faultline between the two rival parties that dominate on either side of the frontier. Iraqi Kurdish authorities say the ditch,...
  • Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction

    PHILADELPHIA The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him. But couldn't tell him why. Crosby, who played varsity basketball at Council Rock High School...
  • Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle U.S.-aligned kingdom

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return. Within a...
  • Iraq's draft child marriage law seen as political stunt - and sign of times

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Proposals that would legalize the marriage of nine-year-old Iraqi girls are unlikely to become law, but indicate the growing role of religion in a country some fear is going down the path of neighboring theocracy Iran. Based on Shi'...
  • Soldiers Dying In Battle For Mental Health

    March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one. It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end. That...
  • Fort Hood tragedy raises questions

    The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, April 4: There was an eerie familiarity to the headlines that greeted us Thursday morning. A soldier on Fort Hood Army base had reportedly gone on a rampage Wednesday...