BOSTON (AP) — Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an amateur boxer with muscular arms and enough brio to arrive at a sparring session without protective gear. His younger brother Dzhokhar was popular in high school, won a city scholarship for
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Communities along the Mississippi River and other rain-engorged waterways are waging feverish bids to hold back floodwaters that may soon approach record levels.
After days of torrential rains, Midwesterners find themselves watching rivers and
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The general who ruled Pakistan for nearly a decade before being forced to step down appeared on Saturday in front of an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad in connection with charges linked to his 2007 sacking
WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance leaders say they are determined to attack a sluggish global economy in which growth is too weak and unemployment too high. Their problem is arriving at a consensus over the proper mix of
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — For just a few minutes, it seemed like the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber
Bob Leonard and his family were Boston Marathon veterans and he preferred a spot not too far from the finish line to shoot runners as they concluded their 26.1-mile run. The area was less congested and over the
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqis cast ballots in regional elections Saturday amid tight security, marking the country’s first vote since the U.S. military withdrawal and a key test of its stability.
The results will not directly affect the shape
BEIJING (AP) — A powerful earthquake jolted China’s Sichuan province Saturday near where a devastating quake struck five years ago, leaving at least 56 dead and more than 600 injured and prompting state media to warn of higher
NEW YORK (AP) — About 30 people charged in New York with participating in what investigators say was a Russian organized crime operation that included illegal, high-stakes poker games have pleaded not guilty.
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Today is Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2013. There are 255 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On April 20, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation admitting West Virginia to the Union,