| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The New York Yankees became the latest Major League Baseball team to introduce metal detectors to its stadium, part of a broader security push that will ultimately defeat its stated purpose.
After testing the new screening method in a handful of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:58 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of hindering the investigation into the blasts in a deal with prosecutors that calls for a prison sentence of up to seven years.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to hiding the accused Boston Marathon bomber's laptop and backpack from FBI agents investigating the April 2013 terrorist attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others....
| 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 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...
| 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 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 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven."
Nominations by Series:
| 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 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.
Federal prosecutors contend that...