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  • Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

    With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Dad of boy who died speaks

    5 P.M. The father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing says the color of his son's skin told him there was no chance for survival. Bill Richard is the father of Martin Richard, the youngest of three people who died that day....
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' famed ancient Nimrud archaeological site Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles,...
  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it. In a blunt opening statement at the nation's biggest terrorism trial in nearly 20 years,...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Victim says she saw pal die

    5:10 P.M. A spectator at the 2013 Boston Marathon has testified that she watched her close friend die on the pavement next to her after the first bomb exploded. Karen Rand McWatters spoke Wednesday at the federal death penalty trial of Boston bomber...
  • Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer

    Nancy Krupienski: Nurse, mom and volunteer
    Nancy Krupienski is a night shift nurse at Vernon Manor, who has previously worked as a visiting nurse, an OB-GYN nurse at Manchester Memorial Hospital and a medical-surgical nurse at Rockville General Hospital. While some question why she picked the...
  • Lawyer: Tsarnaev widow not ID'd as witness in bombing trial

    The sister-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has not been identified as a witness for prosecutors or the defense in his trial, and she has not been told she's the subject of any investigation, her lawyer said Wednesday. "She has not been...
  • An active lifestyle makes life and death better

     An active lifestyle makes life and death better
    Any day above ground is a good one. Or is it? People are living much longer than they did a century ago, but in many cases this comes despite terrible lifestyles; it's medical advancements that increase longevity for those disinclined to help...
  • Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

    In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors...
  • America's future

    Public schools sure are a lot better now that we have Common Core! I'm glad our next generation is de-emphasizing mundane topics like math, science, reading, and writing to focus on the truly important topics, like oppression by race. Now they teach...
  • For marathoners, the road to Boston is caked in snow and ice

    "Bam! Bam! Bam!" That's the sickening thud Becca Pizzi says runners make when they're out training for the Boston Marathon and bite the dust. Or, more specifically, the snow. "I was running on Heartbreak Hill and people were hitting the ground so hard...