| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Courtney Cash, the great-niece of celebrated entertainer Johnny Cash, was stabbed to death and stuffed into a chest in her home in rural Tennessee, officials said.
Wayne Masciarella, 27, of Cape May, N.J., was charged with first-degree murder in the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial.
On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:58 PM
They’ve fought torrential rain and strong winds before, but L.A. Marathon runners have rarely seen the heat they did Sunday – or the large number of first-aid calls the warm weather produced.
At the L.A. Marathon’s finish line in Santa...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Acknowledging concerns in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings last year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Sunday that officials have taken every precaution to ensure that the city's marathon is safe and secure.
Garcetti, who was on hand at...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK -- Envelopes containing a white powder were sent Friday to several hotels near Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Jersey and to the office of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, but appear not be dangerous and at least one turned out to contain...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
| Feb 2, 2014
It was a horrendous attack. Two bombs left in backpacks near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon exploded on April 15, killing three people and injuring an astounding 264 others — many of whom, including children, lost limbs and suffered...
| 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 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...