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
By The Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Bruce Mendelsohn was attending a post-race party in an office building just above the Boston Marathon finish line when an explosion knocked him to the floor.
"There was like a flash, then a giant boom," he said. "The concussion blew me off the couch onto the
By TAMI ABDOLLAH and COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
From the World Trade Center and Times Square in New York to the White House and sports venues across the country, police patrolled in packs and deployed counterterrorism teams Monday as security was stepped up after explosions at the Boston Marathon
By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Washington and other cities worldwide stepped up security Monday following explosions at the Boston Marathon.
In Los Angeles, the Sheriff's Department activated its emergency operations center and
By PAOLO SANTALUCIA and NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) - The owner of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia asked a court on Monday to consider it a victim of the disaster, saying it too wants to seek damages for the 2012 grounding off Tuscany that killed 32 people.
NEW YORK (AP) - Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum must now pay a $2 service fee to reserve passes online or by phone.
The fee went into effect last month, although there is no charge for admission to the memorial on the World Trade Center site. There's also no charge
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A police officer accused of bringing targets resembling Trayvon Martin to a gun range has been fired.
Port Canaveral Interim Chief Executive Officer John Walsh told WFTV on Saturday (http://bit.ly/175m2lH ) that Sgt. Ron King was leading a target practice with two other
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
DECKER, Mont. (AP) - From the time coal is scooped from the depths of the Spring Creek strip mine in Montana's wide-open Powder River Basin until it travels more than 6,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean to power plants in South Korea, the price can increase
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Carnival Corp. says all maritime interests must assist without question those in trouble at sea, a duty that would not include reimbursing the U.S. government nearly $780,000 for costs associated with the rescue of the crippled Triumph cruise ship.
ROME (AP) - A judge in Tuscany fined Italian cruise line Costa Crociere SpA 1 million euros ($1.3 million) Wednesday for the 2012 shipwreck of the Concordia cruise ship that killed 32 people.
Costa had asked for a plea bargain deal to respond to the administrative sanctions, which under Italian law