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  • Treasure hunter spent years eluding, captivating, U.S. Marshals

    Treasure hunter spent years eluding, captivating, U.S. Marshals
    Before his arrest Tuesday, one of the last times anyone had seen Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. It was a far...
  • Jury selection expected to take weeks in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    As some prospective jurors got their first look at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the young man accused of bombing the renowned Boston Marathon, it became clear that choosing a jury in the closely watched terror case would not be a quick or simple process. U.S....
  • U.S., IOC presidents call Boston "strong" bid for 2024

    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...
  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?
    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...
  • Obama to nominate former Bank of Hawaii CEO to Federal Reserve Board

    Obama to nominate former Bank of Hawaii CEO to Federal Reserve Board
    President Obama said Tuesday that he would nominate the former head of one of Hawaii's largest banks to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, following criticism from some lawmakers about the lack of community banking experience among the...
  • Practicing mindfulness

    Practicing mindfulness
    It’s no secret that kids’ attention spans are notoriously short. Remind a middle schooler to take his lunch and chances are he’ll forget in the time it takes to walk across the kitchen - with the odds increasing tenfold if he’s got...
  • 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...
  • Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor

    Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor
    Most feature films made during the Golden Age of Hollywood were in black and white, so audiences were dazzled when a movie exploded in Technicolor. The rich, flamboyant use of Technicolor in such late 1930s classics as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,"...
  • Man of the year: Jonathan Gruber

    It's that time of year when the Man/Woman/Representative Figure of the Year is unveiled. Their pictures show up on magazine covers, the front pages of opinion sections and business quarterlies and whatever other publications choose to make a big to-do...
  • Alleged bank-robbing professor influenced by poet Rimbaud

    The French poet Arthur Rimbaud died more than 120 years ago, but one former art professor says he decided to carry on his legacy in a unique way -- by filming himself robbing a bank on New Year's Eve. Joseph Gibbons, a former art professor at MIT, told...
  • College Update: La Cañada High's Shurie turns in All-American season

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Kirstie Shurie (La Cañada High, 2012) Clarkson volleyball junior: Shurie played a major part in a successful season for Clarkson and a decorated season for herself. Shurie’s...