A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, on stretcher at center, is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. Officials say the boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. (AP Photo/The News, Chris Sugidono)

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.…
Shalane Flanagan leads Buzunesh Deba, of Ethiopia, and Mare Dibaba, of Ethiopia, and the elite pack past the cheering Wellesley College students during the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Wellesley. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Boston Marathon begins under tight security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing.…
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Lawyer: ‘X-Men’ director not in Hawaii in mid-1999

A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series show that Singer wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands.…
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Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.…
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Garcia Marquez: More than just a magic realist

Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.…
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Police enlist FBI to help in baby death case

Authorities are enlisting the help of the FBI to analyze DNA from seven babies found dead in the garage of a woman who has been arrested on six counts of murder.…
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Photos: Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday

Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified. WARNING: Some of the images are graphic …