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Sochi still scrambling to sell Olympic tickets

LONDON | What if they held an Olympics and nobody came?

January 21, 2014 7:00 pm
Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

BOSTON | Highland resident Beth Roche wakes up knowing she can't feel sorry for herself, that she has to focus on rehabbing her ravaged left leg.

April 25, 2013 6:15 pm Related
Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

Bombing suspect charged, could face death penalty

A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday.

April 22, 2013 4:22 pm

Five days of fear: What happened in Boston

BOSTON | In the tight rows of chairs stretched across the Commonwealth Ballroom, the nervousness — already dialed high by two bombs, three deaths and more than 72 hours without answers — ratcheted even higher.

April 21, 2013 12:15 pm

Interrogators wait to query wounded bomb suspect

BOSTON | As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators' plan to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.

April 21, 2013 11:00 am Related

Final shootout, then Boston bombing suspect caught

WATERTOWN, Mass. | For just a few minutes, it seemed as if the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber had failed.

April 20, 2013 9:31 am Related
Red Sox, Bruins postpone games during manhunt

Red Sox, Bruins postpone games during manhunt

BOSTON | The Red Sox and Bruins postponed their games Friday while authorities searched for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings and officials warned nearly 1 million people to stay indoors.

April 19, 2013 4:22 pm
Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

INDIANAPOLIS | Officials said Tuesday that police and other security workers at upcoming events like the Indianapolis 500 may have a heightened state of awareness following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but odds are spectators won't notice any difference.

April 16, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Indy safety chief: more security likely at events

Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talks about security for the upcoming Mini Marathon and Indianapolis 500. The Mini Marathon is the nation’s largest half-marathon, with 35,000 participants, and is run on May 4 this year.

April 16, 2013 4:11 pm
PUC students watch Boston bomb coverage

PUC students watch Boston bomb coverage

Purdue University Calumet students pause in the student union to watch news coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings.

April 15, 2013 4:04 pm

US: CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot

WASHINGTON | The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, The Associated Press has learned.

May 07, 2012 3:35 pm
Funerals scheduled for 3 Valparaiso-based National Guardsmen

Funerals scheduled for 3 Valparaiso-based National Guardsmen

NORTH JUDSON, Ind. | The funerals of three of the four soldiers with an Indiana-based National Guard unit who were killed in Afghanistan have been scheduled.

January 13, 2012 3:30 pm Photos

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4 Indiana Guard soldiers' bodies return to U.S.

4 Indiana Guard soldiers' bodies return to U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS | The bodies of four members of an Indiana National Guard unit killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan have been returned to the U.S.

January 09, 2012 3:30 pm Photos

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Robot swept road for bombs before blast killed 4, including Merrillville soldier

Robot swept road for bombs before blast killed 4, including Merrillville soldier

INDIANAPOLIS | The father-in-law of an Indiana National Guard commander says a robot swept a southern Afghanistan road for bombs before the blast that killed him and three others.

January 08, 2012 2:00 pm

We all live with low-level radiation; how harmful is it?

Don't worry too much about the hint of radiation reaching U.S. shores from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, experts say.

March 29, 2011 12:00 am

Congress asked for study of urological war wounds

CONCORD, N.H. | Before he passed out in the medical tent in Iraq, 19-year-old Lance Cpl. James Crosby wanted to know two things: would he survive the rocket attack that sent shrapnel through his side and spine, and was he all in one piece?

September 27, 2010 3:41 pm

Suicide car bombing in southern Russia kills 17

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia | Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin blamed extremists "without souls, without hearts" for a suicide car bombing that killed 17 people Thursday in the crowded central market of a city in the North Caucasus.

September 09, 2010 4:01 pm

Petraeus take command of war in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan | Gen. David Petraeus formally assumed command of the 130,000-strong international force in Afghanistan on Sunday, declaring "we are in this to win" despite rising casualties and growing skepticism about the nearly 9-year-old war.

July 04, 2010 7:30 am
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