A week of terror in and around the city of Boston ended Friday night with the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombing. It happened 28 hours after the FBI released photos of the suspects.
Information about the two men suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon is flying in, and the story is developing. But what is perfectly clear is that one suspect was killed by police and the other is on the run.
Pre-election violence kills more than two dozen people in Iraq; Syria isn’t helping its own citizens in need of humanitarian aid as the civil war grinds on; And you may not know the name Storm Thorgerson, but you probably know his work, and it made your life a little more fun.
The trial of the first Latin American dictator to face genocide charges has been suspended on orders of Guatemala’s Supreme Court. Efrain Rios Montt had been accused of ordering the genocide of an indigenous group he thought was assisting leftist rebels.
The Mayor of the tiny town of West, Texas says as many as forty people were killed when a fertilizer caught fire and exploded with enough force to damage or destroy everything within a half-mile (800 m) radius.
The FBI in Boston has released photos and videos of two suspects they would like to speak to in connection with the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Presidents from several South American nations will gather in Lima, Peru on Thursday night for an emergency meeting on the unrest in Venezuela, which followed its narrow Presidential Election result.
Calling it a “pretty shameful day for Washington,” President Obama is blasting Senators who formed an insurmountable roadblock for what is actually a pretty meager piece of bipartisan gun control legislation.
A supervisor at a strawberry farm in southwestern Greece picked up a rifle and opened fire on Bangladeshi farm workers. About thirty workers were injured and were transferred to local hospitals. Twelve of the workers are in serious condition and the rest are slightly injured.
Queen Elizabeth II led two thousand invited mourners at the funeral for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thousands more lined the route of the funeral cortege, although not everyone was there to celebrate Thatcher’s memory.
Investigators now have some solid leads to follow in Monday's deadly bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. And the identity of the third victim of the attack is now public: Lingzi Lu was a graduate student in math and statistic at Boston University.
The city of Boston and much of the United States was on the edge of their seats when one of the big networks announced a major scoop: An arrest in the Boston Marathon Bombing. And it turned out to be a bad mistake.
The third fatality from the Boston Marathon Bombing is a university graduate student from China who was watching the runners cross the finish line with friends as the first bomb went off. China’s official news agency Xinhua says the family for now does not want the female student’s name made public.
But we do know more about the other two fatalities.
Seven people are dead in post-election violence in Venezuela, with Enrique Capriles and his supporters hurling accusations of vote fraud (as well as chunks of concrete) in the very narrow election result.
Even in death, UK’s former Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher is proving to be a divisive figure. The Union Jack-draped casket holding her body is at Westminster, awaiting Wednesday’s state funeral.
A Washington State man is charged with bigamy (and might be the absolute laziest, worst record-keeper in the world) after his wives discovered each other as his “friends” on Facebook.