| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:01 PM
His arm in a cast, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges Wednesday in his first courtroom appearance since his capture at the end of a chaotic week in April.
Tsarnaev, 19, smiled crookedly — he...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:44 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Good news for skateboarding dogs everywhere: You can now embed Instagram videos and photos across the Web.
Last month when Instagram launched video to compete with Twitter's Vine, there was a collective groan. It lacked a key feature:...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House condemned Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday and stepped up a public threat to cancel President Obama’s upcoming meeting with the Russian...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Several high-profile news stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward Snowden's national security leaks, the conclusion of the Jodi Arias trial and the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, lifted ratings at Fox News, CNN and HLN....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:14 PM
More than two months after the Boston Marathon bombings, people from around the country are still pulling for the city to recover. And that sentiment extends to sports.
On Friday, the Chicago Blackhawks -- who defeated the Boston Bruins in the recent...
| Jun 26, 2013
Re "The right to remain silent is still golden," Editorial, June 24
The Times writes that when the U.S. Supreme Court's Miranda decision — which requires arrestees to be quickly informed of the right to an attorney and the right to remain silent...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York Muslims have filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department over the department's surveillance of Muslims, which they called invasive and unconstitutional.
The public debate over government surveillance has crescendoed over...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Massachusetts voters elevated a veteran congressman to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, choosing longtime Democratic Rep. Edward J. Markey to fill John F. Kerry’s unexpired term.
With 82% of precincts reporting, Markey held an 8-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:31 AM
WASHINGTON – B. Todd Jones, the acting director of the ATF who took over the agency in its meltdown with the Fast and Furious scandal, ran into immediate opposition Tuesday as he appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration as...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The transit police officer severely wounded during the hunt for the men who planted bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon was discharged from the hospital on Friday, almost two months after the attack that stunned the nation.