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  • Scholarships presented in honor of Boston Marathon victim

    A ceremony is being held at the University of Massachusetts-Boston to announce the first two recipients of a scholarship named for one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Krystle Campbell Scholarship will be awarded on campus Monday by...
  • Defense attorney in Boston bombing may be facing her stiffest challenge yet

    Defense attorney in Boston bombing may be facing her stiffest challenge yet
    She's the attorney who helped spare the Unabomber from the death penalty, though Ted Kaczynski never forgave her for trying to make him look insane. She saved Susan Smith's life, too, by convincing jurors that the vilified South Carolina mother who...
  • Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report

    Boston Marathon bombing police response criticized in government report
    Some police officers involved in tracking down the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks showed a lack of "weapons discipline" during a firefight with the brothers and in the eventual capture of one of them, resulting in dangerous crossfire,...
  • Runner's art recaptures Boston Marathon's joy and whimsy

    With her running shoes and her paintbrush, Hope Phelan is trying to recapture the joy and whimsy of the Boston Marathon. An artist and a competitive distance runner, Phelan has created a series of paintings that celebrate the race — and...
  • US woman accused of trying to join, martyr self for IS group

    A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type...
  • Philadelphia woman accused of trying to join, martyr self for Islamic State

    A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    After exhausting talks, world powers and Iran clinch nuke deal, seek full accord in 3 months Capping exhausting and contentious talks, Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program to keep it...
  • 2 NYC women arrested on charges they plotted to build bomb

    Two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack. One of the women, Noelle Velentzas, had been "obsessed with pressure cookers since the Boston...
  • 2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack

    2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack
    Two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack. One of the women, Noelle Velentzas, had been "obsessed with pressure cookers since the Boston...
  • US authorities committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists'

    The disturbing allegations were contained in court papers describing the latest homegrown terror plot thwarted by the FBI and the New York Police Department. Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday...
  • Philadelphia woman charged with trying to join ISIS

    PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a...