By HOLBROOK MOHR and ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and claimed "various parties within the government" were
By JOHN L. MONE and MICHAEL BRICKAssociated Press
WEST, Texas (AP) - Rescue workers searched rubble that witnesses compared to a war zone early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. The blast
By DANNY ROBBINSAssociated Press
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A former Texas justice of the peace seeking revenge for a theft conviction that ended his judicial career carried out a plot with his wife to kill the men who prosecuted him, authorities said Thursday.
Eric Lyle Williams, and his wife, Kim
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston "will run again" and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twin blasts that brought mayhem and death to the Boston
By DENISE LAVOIE and ADAM GELLERAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public's help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the
By JOHN L. MONE and BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
WEST, Texas (AP) - A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seven months after the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, the Obama administration on Wednesday insisted that it was making progress in holding accountable those responsible for killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other
BOSTON (AP) - Police and reporters have converged on the federal courthouse in Boston -- amid conflicting reports on whether a suspect is in custody in the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon. Several media outlets had reported
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Snohomish County, Wash., sheriff's deputies acting on a tip have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a home burglary in which a 70-year-old woman was tied to a toilet. Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said the
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man was arrested Wednesday, accused of sending letters to President Barack Obama and a senator that tested positive for poisonous ricin and set the nation's capital on edge a day after the Boston Marathon bombings.