| May 7, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Todd Wheeler Jr., the Glen Burnie man accused of making bombs in his home, has been charged with a federal gun crime.
Wheeler was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person,...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This college commencement season has been marked by attention over high-profile speakers who canceled because of political angst on campus over their appearance. In Connecticut a woman at Quinnipiac University was arrested on suspicion of phoning in a...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:51 PM
More than 100 people were killed Tuesday in a pair of bombings at a bus terminal and adjacent market in the busy central Nigerian town of Jos, the latest in a series of attacks that has the country reeling.
The detonation of two vehicle bombs within...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them.
Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation.
After exhausting all conventional treatments, the five men volunteered...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Five suspects were among the 31 people killed in a terrorist bombing in Urumqi, the capital of China’s northwestern region, Xinjiang, state-run media reported Friday.
The official China Daily newspaper said “it was confirmed” that...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
In the teeming Nigerian market, a group of final-year medical laboratory students ambled home after their lectures. Blessing Gushi, a 30-year-old pharmacist, stopped to buy food for her family.
Elizabeth Musa, 50, a trader, was selling sweets, drinks...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets.
After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:55 PM
An explosion at a border crossing between Syria and Turkey on Thursday killed more than 40 people and left scores wounded, activists said.
The blast ripped through the Bab al-Salameh crossing about 30 miles north of the city of Aleppo. It was caused...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
BEIRUT — Authorities said roads across Lebanon were reopened Wednesday following a tense evening of road-closing protests linked to the war in neighboring Syria.
Clashes erupted late Tuesday between demonstrators and security forces as...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family...