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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and his family are planning a Saturday funeral mass for former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden in his hometown of Wilmington. President Barack Obama is planning to deliver a eulogy. The vice president's oldest son died on Saturday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to two World War I Army soldiers who may have been denied the top military honor in the past due to discrimination. "It's never too late to say thank you," Obama said. Obama posthumously recognized Sgt...
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison after he apologized to the victims and their families for not calling police when he recognized photos of Tsarnaev as a suspect. Dias Kadyrbayev, 21, pleaded...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25. In contrast to census data on how many people...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The ACLU and Public Justice Center are asking a federal judge to reopen a lawsuit against the state of Maryland, saying there are squalid conditions at a troubled Baltimore jail. Attorneys filed a motion Tuesday, saying the conditions endanger the health and...
11 a.m. A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been sentenced to six years in prison for impeding the investigation into the 2013 attacks. Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) apologized to the bombing victims and their...
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been sentenced to six years in prison for impeding the investigation into the 2013 attacks. Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) apologized to the bombing victims and...
BOSTON (AP) — A man under surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent, police Commissioner William Evans said. The man refused orders by the members of the Joint...
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York City subway cops have seen copper thefts before, but last week's heist on a stretch of open-air tracks was particularly brazen: 500 feet of inch-thick cable stripped from the rails in the middle of the night. The theft that shut down parts of...