KURT COBAIN

Kurt Cobain remembered, 20 years after his death

It's been two decades since Cobain took his own life on April 5, 1994, at age 27, yet he remains an important cultural touchstone for those he influenced and entertained in his short-lived career.…
Eisenhower Memorial

DC planners object to Eisenhower Memorial design

The staff of a federal panel that oversees plans for monuments in the nation's capital is recommending changes in the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower.…
boston3

Harvard issues report on marathon bombing response

A new report on the emergency response to the Boston Marathon bombings was largely positive but criticized law enforcement for the chaotic gunfight in which one suspect was killed and a police officer seriously injured…
Fort Hood

Three in critical condition after shooting

At least three military personnel remain in critical condition after a gunman at Fort Hood killed three people and wounded 16 others before committing suicide.…
Arthur Morgan, III

Jury back deliberating tot’s creek-toss death case

Jury deliberations have resumed at the trial of a New Jersey man accused of tossing his 2-year-old daughter into a creek in her car seat, weighted down with a tire jack so she would sink.…
Secret Cuban Twitter

US secretly built ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest

The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks.…
Early-morning storms roll through St. Louis

Tornado briefly touches down near St. Louis

No injuries are reported from a tornado that touched down briefly in the St. Louis suburb of University City this morning, damaging some homes and bringing down trees and power lines.…