Top Stories

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in chair

Prosecutor: 'Tsarnaev was and is unrepentant'

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's bombs tore through their bodies: singeing flesh, shattering bones and tearing off limbs. But on Tuesday, jurors also began to hear about…

Protesters in Baltimore from the air

Protesters rally over Freddie Gray's death

Chanting "No justice! No peace!" protesters rallied in Baltimore late Tuesday, the same day police released the names of the officers involved in the arrest…

Autism blurb

Study: No autism risks with vaccine

In a study of 95,000 children, researchers said they found no harmful association between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and the risk of autism disorders.

Rescue operation underway in Mediterranean

2 arrested in migrant boat capsizing

The captain of a ship full of migrants that capsized in the Mediterranean Sea has been arrested on suspicion of "reckless shipwreck, multiple manslaughter (…

Yemen hands

Saudi Arabia launching new campaign in Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition Tuesday ended its "Operation Decisive Storm" -- its nearly monthlong airstrike campaign in Yemen -- and a new initiative is underway.


NYPD jacket

Proposed NYPD training targets racial profiling

If newly revised NYPD training materials are approved by a federal judge, new cadets could be taking courses reminding them "not to engage in racial profiling."


Journalism pay drives Pulitzer winner to PR job

The Pulitzer Prize is journalism's top award, a celebration of all that is good about the profession. This year it also highlights how hard it is to make a…

DEA Head Michele Leonhart

Holder: Embattled DEA chief is retiring

It didn't happen on 4/20 -- marijuana's high holy day -- but Michele Leonhart is stepping down in mid-May as administrator of the Drug Enforcement…

Oregon Sen Ron WydenAlex Wong/Getty Images

Liberal senators oppose Comcast merger

Six of the most liberal members of the U.S. Senate are petitioning government regulators to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.

South Dakota Mount Rushmore

South Dakota's new slogan: We're better than Mars

No one wants to live in South Dakota. It's so bad that the state's new ad campaign touts the advantages it has over Mars.

View More »

Email Sign-Up