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  • Nigerian television reports 4 killed by suicide bomber in northeastern city

    A suicide bomber detonated explosives in Nigeria on Sunday, killing four people and injuring 35 others, a Nigerian media outlet reported. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Potiskum in northeastern Nigeria. Islamic...
  • No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
  • Woman called for jury duty chokes up describing 8-year-old Boston Marathon bombing victim

    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim

    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 16: Bomb threat, fees for document review, state aid cuts

    Kecoughtan students dismissed after bomb threat Kecoughtan High students were sent home early Thursday while police investigated a bomb threat. The department initially said the threat was "quickly unsubstantiated," but later tweeted that students were...
  • Boko Haram increases its attacks and takes more territory, complicating coming elections

    Boko Haram, Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremist group, is increasing the ferocity and tempo of its attacks, destabilizing Africa's most populous nation as it prepares for elections. Girls as young as 10 are being used as suicide bombers. There have...
  • The year is very young, but already a tough start

    The year is very young,  but already a tough start
    Like the rest of the world, especially those of us who make our living in media, the unsettling events in Paris last week have left us stunned. Free speech, no matter how distasteful, is the mark of a civilized society and should be protected under any...
  • Police officer dies after woman sets off suicide bomb in Istanbul

    Police officer dies after woman sets off suicide bomb in Istanbul
    A woman wearing a face veil carried out a suicide bombing near one of Istanbul's most famous tourist sites Tuesday, killing one police officer and wounding another. The bombing took place in a police station near the famed Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia...
  • Leftist group claims responsibility for Istanbul suicide bombing that killed policeman

    A Turkish leftist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at an Istanbul police station on Tuesday that killed an officer and wounded another. Authorities say the female bomber entered the building in the tourist district of Sultan Ahmet...
  • Yemen car bomb attack kills more than 50 at police academy

    An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber blew up Wednesday at the gates of a police academy in the Yemeni capital, killing more than 50 people, injuring dozens of others and leaving a trail of mangled bodies and twisted wreckage, medical...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a...