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Oklahoma City victims honored

updated: 04/20/2015 12:50 a.m. Discuss

OKLAHOMA CITY -- About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later.

Baltimore man dies after arrest injury

updated: 04/20/2015 12:49 a.m. Comment 1

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure that the city held "the right people accountable."

Airline security researcher kept off flight after tweet

updated: 04/19/2015 10:16 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, after a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.

The nation in brief: The nation in brief

updated: 04/19/2015 10:18 p.m. Discuss

Three shot at Delaware college cookout

Names and faces

posted: 04/20/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.

In the news

posted: 04/20/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Stephen Mull, the U.S. ambassador to Poland, said comments by FBI Director James Comey suggesting that Poles were accomplices in the Holocaust, which prompted Poland’s Foreign Ministry to protest and demand an apology, were “wrong, harmful and offensive” and didn’t reflect the U.S. government’s views.

Middle East strife propels arms sales

updated: 04/19/2015 2:54 a.m. Comments 3

To wage war in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is using F-15 fighter jets bought from Boeing. Pilots from the United Arab Emirates are flying Lockheed Martin's F-16s to bomb both Yemen and Syria. Soon the UAE is likely to complete a deal with General Atomics for a fleet of Predator drones to run spying missions in its neighborhood.

Vulcan butt of jokes

posted: 04/19/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The statue goes by just one name: Vulcan.

Youngsters monitor, worry, feel cut off

updated: 04/18/2015 8:16 p.m. Discuss

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Twice a day, Koen Hughes' medicine alarm beeps and sputters. He yells out across the kitchen to his father, retired Army Staff Sgt. Jonah Hughes, an Iraq war veteran who suffers from such a severe brain injury that it's hard for him to remember things like whether he showered, and sometimes how to shower.

At gathering of GOP hopefuls, Clinton looms large

posted: 04/19/2015 2:44 a.m. Comments 2

During a Republican gathering in the ballroom of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Nashua, an energized, confident bench of 19 presidential candidates and potential contenders took turns taking apart Hillary Rodham Clinton or competing with her on policy ideas.

FBI admits to flawed forensic testimony

posted: 04/19/2015 2:42 a.m. Discuss

The Justice Department and FBI acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

Finance heads see recovery risks

updated: 04/19/2015 2:41 a.m. Discuss

World finance officials said Saturday that they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk.

Civil War Silent Sentinels still on watch

updated: 04/19/2015 2:41 a.m. Discuss

After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses.

Old-style frigate en route to Boston

posted: 04/19/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries set sail for Boston.

Dial-up Web slows down Cuban startups

posted: 04/19/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Great technology companies are born in garages, of course, and that is where 31-year-old Bernardo Romero has launched his Cuban startup, Ingenius.


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