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  • Chris Hemsworth and Michael Mann misfire in cyber-thriller 'Blackhat'

    I can see casting Chris Hemsworth as Thor. After all, he's 6 feet 3, and Hollywood's physique trainers have bulked him up to Marvel superhero quality. And he was acceptable as Formula 1 racer James Hunt in "Rush." His male model looks explained Hunt's...
  • First day of questioning shows challenge in seating jury for Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Some of the first prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev illustrated the difficulty in finding people who say they have not formed an opinion on Tsarnaev's guilt. As the...
  • High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking

    It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school. Directed by the veteran Michael Mann, "Blackhat's" story of computer attacks wreaking all kinds of havoc with established...
  • Noah Feldman: Marathon bombing suspect will get Boston jury trial

    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the Framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • U.S., IOC presidents call Boston "strong" bid for 2024

    Both the President of the United States and the President of the International Olympic Committee used the word "strong” in reacting to Boston’s choice as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics, while the Boston 2024 bid leader...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Authorities taking extraordinary security measures for Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Extraordinary security measures are being taken during the federal death penalty trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, perhaps the most scrutinized U.S. terror case since the Oklahoma City bombing. White SUVs from Homeland Security...
  • Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old. Tsarnaev, for his...
  • U.S. Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts hacked

    U.S. Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts hacked
    The Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command were taken over Monday by hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Islamic State militants.  Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the...
  • US military's Central Command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked, no classified material breached

    Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appears that no classified material was...
  • Key military command's Twitter account, @CENTCOM, hacked

    Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appears that no classified material was...