People in Boston and across Massachusetts will pause for a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. ET Monday — marking the time exactly one week before when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 170.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has not yet been questioned — but officials’ decision not to read him his Miranda rights before interrogation is the subject of much debate.
While there has been no arrest as of this hour, The Boston Globe says authorities believe they are ” ‘very close’ in their pursuit of the bomber,” according to “an official briefed on the investigation … who declined to be named.”
A bipartisan compromise that would have expanded federal background checks for firearms purchases has been rejected by the Senate.
Scientists have unraveled the genome of the coelacanth, a rare and primitive fish once thought to be extinct, shedding light on how closely it’s related to the first creatures to emerge from the sea.
After a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others, rescue workers on Thursday are still sifting through the smoldering rubble hoping to find survivors.
Take the usual agony of an adoption dispute. Add in the disgraceful U.S. history of ripping Indian children from their Native American families. Mix in a dose of initial fatherly abandonment. And there you have it — a poisonous and painful legal cocktail that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
A vast majority of undocumented Latino immigrants (85 percent) have family connections to U.S. citizens, a new poll finds.
Rivals Ford and General Motors said Monday they will work together to develop new transmissions aimed at helping them meet upcoming fuel efficiency standards.
During a short statement to the country, President Obama promised to find out who perpetrated a bombing attack at the Boston Marathon this afternoon.