| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?"
O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Nobody can do it like McDonald's can.
But now that the embattled burger chain has gotten our attention, reminding us that it's not just a part of the landscape but a part of our world — a constant, come hell or high water or come hell and high...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:24 PM
During the commercial breaks on NBC's "Today," Savannah Guthrie's eyes are often focused on an iPhone to check live video of her 5-month-old daughter, Vale, back at their Manhattan apartment.
"My husband is really into baby surveillance," the morning...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:54 PM
SIMSBURY — When Delia Brimmer first learned about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, she was in the middle of the ocean.
Brimmer, a Simsbury native, was studying abroad as part of a "Semester at Sea" program, and said she was worried for her...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:56 PM
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's guilty and the personal connections many have to the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
The first prospective juror to be questioned Thursday by the judge in the Boston Marathon bombing trial was a young advertising executive, who said his friends thought it was “really cool” that he might serve on a panel that could decide...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Each of the attacks in Paris that killed 17 people last week was an atrocity, an affront to freedom and an act of terrorism. On those points, most people agree, and they're right. Most people also fear this marks the beginning of a rash of extremist...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:34 PM
A Portland, Maine, woman was arrested Wednesday for filing false claims with a charity that helps victims of the Boston Marathon bombings pay for injuries sustained in the 2013 terror attacks, prosecutors said.
Amey Molloy, 49, was not injured in in the...