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  • Pope stokes flames ahead of US trip even as he ends problems

    When Pope Francis visits the United States this fall, he can expect the same rock-star adulation that greets him wherever he goes. But his positions on hot-button issues such as the death penalty and climate change could quickly set the stage for...
  • A look at Chideo, a new name in online charity fundraising

    Online donations account for a fraction of the money given to charities each year, but a new company is hoping to change that with a mix of videos, contests for celebrity meetings and behind-the-scenes access that was once reserved only for top donors....
  • Comedian Sarah Colonna talks about Las Vegas and playing blackjack

    Comedian Sarah Colonna talks about Las Vegas and playing blackjack
    Comedians Sarah Colonna and Iliza Shlesinger will take the stage in “Lipshtick — The Perfect Shade of Standup” on Saturday, May 2, at the Venetian. The standup stars share the stage at the Sands Showroom for one night only. New York...
  • Germany foils suspected Boston-style attack, officials say

    German authorities foiled what they believe may have been an imminent Boston Marathon-style attack on a professional cycling race planned for Friday, seizing a cache of weapons, including a pipe bomb, and chemicals that can be used to make explosives in a...
  • Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill

    Judge adjourns Boston bomber trial until Monday after juror gets ill
    The penalty phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adjourned until Monday after one of the jurors came down with what the judge called a temporary illness. U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. did not...
  • Boston Marathon trial suspended for day over sick juror

    Testimony in the death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was suspended Thursday because of a sick juror. Judge George O'Toole Jr. announced that the juror has a "temporary illness" but is expected to return when court resumes...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    2 rescued from wreckage in Nepal's capital 5 days after quake, bringing some moments of joy The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive under the rubble of this quake-stricken capital for five days, listening to bulldozers clearing mountains of debris,...
  • Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'

    As a child, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was quiet, hardworking and "always wanted to do the right thing," his third-grade teacher testified Wednesday to jurors who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison or is sentenced...
  • Dad posts eloquent response to school's stance on children's absences

    PHILADELPHIA With two news vans outside his front door and an invitation to appear on "Today" in New York on Thursday, Michael Rossi is wondering what he did to merit so much attention. "I hope this is Minute 14 of my 15 minutes," the Abington Township...
  • Latest on Boston trial: Teacher says young Tsarnaev was good

    3:35 p.m. The third-grade teacher of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) says he was hardworking, cared about his studies and "always wanted to do the right thing." Catheryn Charner-Laird testified Wednesday on the third...
  • MIT dedicates memorial to officer killed by marathon bombers

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has dedicated a permanent memorial in honor of campus police Officer Sean Collier, who was slain by the Boston Marathon bombers. Police Chief John DiFava said the memorial dedicated Wednesday is "overwhelming."...