BEIRUT — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents o…
FILE - This Nov. 9, 2011, file artist rendering by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the U.S. military, shows Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri during his military commissions arraignment at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo, Cuba. U.S. prosecutors must turn over never-reveale…
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors must turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a military judge's order released Tuesday.
Runners in the first wave of 9,000 cross the starting line of the marathon, showing the world that Boston has spirit.
Double amputee Celeste Corcoran, a victim of last year’s bombings, reaches the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon. Helping her along is her sister Carmen Acabbo, left, and daughter Sydney, right, who also was wounded last year.
BOSTON — Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves.
Iraqi security forces guard the main gate of a Shiite private college following a deadly suicide attack, in Baghdad’s eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Less than two weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, Iraq is struggling to keep a lid on a surge in sectarian viole…
Iraqi army soldiers, one giving the victory sign, prepare to depart after killing all the attackers on a Shiite private college, in Baghdad’s eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014. A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad,…
Iraqi security forces guard the main gate of a Shiite private college following a deadly suicide attack, in Baghdad’s eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014. A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed over a dozen peo…
BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded nearly 80 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to crucial parliament elections later this month.
“Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice”
This book cover image released by Dutton shows “Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice,” by Scott Helman and Jenna Russell. (AP Photo/Dutton)
Immigration advocates gather Monday outside the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill. They are waiting to attend the committee's hearing on comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
WASHINGTON - Democratic supporters of a new immigration bill accused opponents Monday of trying to "exploit" the Boston Marathon bombings to hold up the legislation, sparking a testy exchange at a Senate hearing.
The two bombs that ripped through the crowded final stretch of the Boston Marathon were part of an arsenal of homemade explosives, according to criminal charges made public Monday against the younger of two brothers accused of carrying out the attacks.
Sydney Corcoran, 17, being tended to at the finish line of the April 15 Boston Marathon, is among the more than 180 people injured in the explosions who are expected to survive.
BOSTON - In a glimmer of good news after last week's tragedy, all of the more than 180 people injured in the Boston Marathon blasts who made it to a hospital alive now seem likely to survive.