By STEPHEN BRAUN and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Boston Marathon was still in progress on a bright Monday afternoon, but for Boston city police officers using the department's radio scanner channel, the day was winding down. At 2:51 p.m., an unidentified police dispatcher
BOSTON (AP) - Boston University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon. In a statement late Tuesday afternoon, the school said it was not releasing the name or any other information about the student, pending
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker John Boehner and former Rep. Gabby Giffords were on hand Tuesday to dedicate a room in the Capitol Visitor Center to a congressional staffer slain two years ago in the Tucson, Ariz., attack that critically wounded
By PAUL SCHEMM and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
RABAT, Morocco (AP) - Morocco on Tuesday canceled its annual military exercises with the United States after the Obama administration backed having the U.N. monitor human rights in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, U.S. officials said.
BOSTON (AP) - The father of the 8-year-old boy who perished in the Boston Marathon bombings is thanking family, friends and strangers for their support following his son's death. Bill Richard released a statement Tuesday afternoon about his son Martin's death. He says his
By JIMMY GOLENAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Police and federal agents appealed to the public Tuesday for amateur video and photos that might yield clues to the Boston Marathon bombing as the chief FBI agent in Boston vowed "we will go to the ends of the Earth" to find whoever carried out the
By PAISLEY DODDSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - With more than 30 marathons being held this weekend alone and big events on the horizon, officials around the world are boosting security efforts in the wake of the fatal bomb blasts that shook Boston's race.
Britain was making last-minute efforts
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's finance minister pledged Tuesday to stick with unpopular austerity measures and correct years of profligate state spending, in the hope of securing a budget surplus this year that could pave the way for a new debt reduction deal.
"We still face a hard road ahead,
By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's president on Tuesday slashed prison terms by three quarters for an unspecified number of rebels convicted as "terrorists," state media reported, as rebels and troops fought fierce battles in the country's south