| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
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...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
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.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:55 PM
"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...