| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Like many freelance writers, Kate Sprouse often works in coffee shops. And like most Americans, she was horrified when she heard the news about the Boston Marathon bombing—and disturbed when she began overhearing random coffee shop conversations...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:20 PM
SEATTLE A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom this week in her support.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of hindering the FBI investigation into the April 2013 blast by hiding Tsarnaev’s backpack from authorities.
Azamat Tazhayakov, convicted in federal court on...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:31 AM
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday.
Sara Wood of...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Comedian car collectors Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld both have been nominated for Emmys, and their car-centric TV shows will compete against each other in the same category.
The men's shows -- Leno's "Jay Leno's Garage" and Seinfeld's "Comedians in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Four days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, dozens of heavily armed federal agents surrounded the home of two friends of the suspected bomber, ordered them out and took the men in handcuffs to a police station for hours of interrogation....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:29 PM
TJ Maxx apologized after a manager at its Nashua, N.H., store told a Boston Marathon bombing survivor that her service dog needed to either be placed in a carriage or leave the store.
"He's crucial to my everyday life now," Sydney Corcoran, 19, told...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:20 AM
ELMONT, N.Y. — Billy Gowan has a vision in his mind's eye of how Saturday's Belmont Stakes might unfold.
He pictures his horse, Ride On Curlin, pulling alongside Triple Crown aspirant California Chrome with a quarter mile left in the race.