In a tribute to those affected by the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, Bloomsday officials announced on Thursday that race participants will receive bracelets etched with the words "Bloomsday Stands With Boston" prior to the May 5 event.
The idea, which was conceived, researched
SPOKANE, Wash. - As thousands all across the country continue to grieve the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, we continue to hear personal accounts and inspiring stories from local people who were in Boston for the Marathon. All of them realizing it could have
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - An Oklahoma teenager who was inspired to live off the land by the movie "Into the Wild" is the target of a search effort in remote, rugged country in southeastern Oregon.
Dustin Self, 19, left his family home in the Oklahoma City suburb of
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is seeking to refocus a nervous nation's attention on those killed and gravely wounded in what he called an "act of terror" at the Boston Marathon.
Americans also will be looking to the president to offer
By DENISE LAVOIE and RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of
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 NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Virginia woman makes a point to get out and go jogging. A Texas mom stays in and snuggles her toddler a little closer. A nurse from Massachusetts looks over her shoulder more often while touring D.C.
Strains of defiance, tenderness and wariness are
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The first phase of a trial over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster neared an end Wednesday with testimony by a former BP executive who helped supervise the company's Gulf of Mexico drilling operations.
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
KIROV, Russia (AP) - Alexei Navalny, an obscure adviser to a provincial governor just four years ago, shot up to become the Kremlin's public enemy No.1. The web-savvy 36-year old lawyer overcame a state-imposed national media blackout and minimal funds by
By ANGUS SHAWAssociated Press
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The name of Zimbabwe's last white leader, who ceded power to Robert Mugabe 33 years ago and who died six years ago, has at last been removed from the nation's list of 5.7 million registered voters.
The state Electoral Commission says Ian