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Boston Marathon: Amputee runner looks to finish race that was halted by explosions

Boston Marathon: Amputee runner looks to finish race that was halted by explosions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours.

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Former UN diplomat apologizes for failure to halt Rwanda genocide

Former UN diplomat apologizes for failure to halt Rwanda genocide

UNITED NATIONS — The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council’s refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than 1 million people.

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Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

In this photo provided by the United Nations, former New Zealand ambassador Colin Keating addresses an open session of the United Nations Security Council at United Nations Headquarters, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Keating, who was president of the Security Council in April 1994, apologized W…

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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

SEJKOVACA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench and drew back the plastic shroud. Shaking, she reached down to touch her mother’s skull and caressed it.

April 16, 2014 1:20 pm Photos

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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnian woman Denisa Hegic reacts as she enters at the Sejkovaca identification center, near the Bosnian town of Sanski Most, 260 kilometers (162 miles) northwest of Sarajevo ,on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Denisa Hegic was eight when Serb soldiers stormed her house and killed her entire fami…

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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Bosnian Denisa Hegic hugs her husband as she enters the Sejkovaca Identification Center, 162 miles northwest of Sarajevo. Hegic was 8 when Serb soldiers stormed her house and killed her family at the beginning of the 1992-95 Bosnian war. 

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Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

BOSTON (AP) — The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.

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Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area

BOSTON (AP) — Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.

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Tributes mark 1st anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing

Tributes mark 1st anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience .

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“Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice”

April 13, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Five myths about the Pulitzer Prizes

Joseph Pulitzer — publisher of the New York World and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch until his death in 1911 — created the Pulitzer Prizes through his will, back when national awards were rare. He wanted the prizes to go to the year's best in journalism and in American arts and letters, as a wa…

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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)

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Susan Zalkind: 5 myths about the Boston Marathon bombing

Susan Zalkind: 5 myths about the Boston Marathon bombing

At the Boston Marathon on April 21, the city will mark one year since Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev allegedly planted two bombs at the finish line, killing three and injuring hundreds more.

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‘Draft Day’ is decent enough, but plays like a late-round pick

‘Draft Day’ is decent enough, but plays like a late-round pick

“Draft Day” is a “ticking clock” thriller built around the NFL draft, a movie that counts down to the fateful decision that one embattled general manager (Kevin Costner) makes with his team’s first-round pick.

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, file photo, Mickey Rooney takes the stage to make an award presentation at the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles. Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander A…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 2, 2011, file photo, Senate Aging Committee Chairman Sen. Herb Kohl. D-Wis., center, gets a hug from entertainer Mickey Rooney, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., looks on at left, prior to Rooney testifying about elder abuse, b…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Monday, April 26, 2004, file photo, Jan, left, and Mickey Rooney pose for photographs after having unveiled their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Poli…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - Actor Mickey Rooney is shown in this file photo as G.I. Dooley in the 1956 Hollywood movie "The Bold and the Brave." Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family …

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

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