NEW YORK — New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps says seven Marines have been killed in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot, Nev.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have less than a week to avoid the start of across-the-board government spending cuts, known as sequestration. So far, there is little indication that President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans will reach an agreement this week.
ST. LOUIS — Parts of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to more than half a foot of snow, as a large storm made its way eastward out of the Rockies, snarling traffic for morning commuters and allowing an army of children to trade pen and paper for shovel and sled, at least for a day.
LOS ANGELES — A fired police officer who threatened to bring "warfare" to the Los Angeles Police Department went on a shooting rampage that left a policeman and two others dead and set off an extraordinary manhunt Thursday that put Southern California on edge, led hair-trigger officers to mistakenly shoot at innocent citizens and forced police to guard their own.
Boy Scout officials said Wednesday that an expected vote on gay members will be delayed until May, CNN reported.
President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday about gun-control issues, and he made proposals based on the findings of Vice President Joe Biden’s task force, which was formed after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Here are five things to know about the press conference:
Kelly Chancey, Pittsburg, feels a little self-conscious when she says things like “I have my life back.”
“Everything I say feels cheesy,” Chancey said. “But it’s true.”
What’s true is that Chancey has primary dystonia, a genetic disease that causes voluntary muscles to tighten and contract uncontrollably.
“I tell stories with pictures,” artist Ted Watts said Friday in his downtown Oswego studio. “You have to be sure to tell it right. If you find a nice story, you make it good for the people that want to know.”
For decades, Watts has been telling stories with his pictures.
One student was shot this morning at Taft Union High School when a shooter reportedly walked into the science building with a shotgun.
The suspect is reportedly in custody.