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  • Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect

    Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect
    BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the...
  • Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?

    Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?
    Condemned Oklahoma inmates filed a lawsuit this week seeking details about the drugs that will be used to execute them amid a growing national debate about how to deal with the shortage of lethal injection drugs. Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri and other death...
  • Boston Marathon bans bags, backpacks to boost security

    Boston Marathon bans bags, backpacks to boost security
    BOSTON — This year's Boston Marathon will have a no-bags policy as part of stepped-up security after last year's deadly bombing, the Boston Athletic Assn. announced Wednesday. Marathon runners typically are allowed to bring bags or backpacks to...
  • November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    November trial set for Boston bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
    The trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on Nov. 3, a federal judge has ruled, a much earlier date than defense attorneys had requested. In a status hearing Wednesday, Judge George O’Toole said the date was fair....
  • Sophisticated but low-tech power grid attack baffles authorities

    Sophisticated but low-tech power grid attack baffles authorities
    WASHINGTON — They came after midnight, two or more armed individuals so deft that they cut telecommunication cables in an underground vault and outsmarted security cameras and motion sensors at the power substation in a remote corner of Santa...
  • Letters: Debating the death penalty

    Re "Death penalty in Boston?," Editorial, Feb. 2 Thank you for your clear rationale declaiming the death penalty even for such a horrid crime as targeting innocent runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon. Vengeance is clearly no good reason for...
  • Boston celebrates Red Sox win, remembers marathon bombings

    Boston celebrates Red Sox win, remembers marathon bombings
    One moment sums up the festivities in Boston on Saturday: Amid screams and cheering crowds dressed in red, the Red Sox's Jonny Gomes carefully placed the gilded World Series Trophy on the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and draped over it a "Boston...
  • Letters: Surrounded by surveillance

    Re “Feinstein emerges as spy agencies' staunch defender,” Jan. 19 I applaud the position of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Privacy as we once knew it is no longer possible. Every...
  • In one Colorado town, it's open season on drones

    In one Colorado town, it's open season on drones
    Wearing a black duster and a black cowboy hat, Phil Steel walked to the front of the meeting room armed with a Nerf gun and a smile. The U.S. Army veteran was there to pitch his big idea: an ordinance that would legalize and regulate drone hunting...
  • Boston Marathon victims pay it forward with new charities

    Boston Marathon victims pay it forward with new charities
    Tens of thousands of people donated money to the One Fund, the charity created by officials after the Boston Marathon bombings. Victims received get-well cards from around the country, as well as flowers and notes of encouragement from total strangers....
  • Following up on the true lights of 2013 sports

    Following up on the true lights of 2013 sports
    "It feels as though we live in an age of constant calamity," Chris Jones writes this month in Esquire, summing up a sentiment to which we can all relate. Which is why we need our silly games more than ever, even amid their blingy, hare-brained, idiot...