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‘Truly Boston Strong’ at show for marathon victims

May 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Boston Marathon bombing victim Victoria McGrath, 20, center, thanks people who help her when she was injured and help her recovery during the Boston Strong Concert: An Evening of Support and Celebration at the TD Garden on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Boston. (Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision/AP) BOSTON (AP) — City residents rocked Thursday at [&hellip...

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Arvind Mahankali wins National Spelling bee

May 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Vanya Shivashankar, 11 of Olathe, Kan., adjusts the microphone before spelling the word “minauderies” during the final round of the National Spelling Bee on Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) OXON HILL, Md. (AP) —...

NYC police: Notes to Obama, mayor had gun threats

May 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a gun violence summit at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, where he outlined his proposals for federal gun control reforms. Police said...

Would-be Chicago backpack bomber gets 23 years

May 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image made from surveillance video provided by the FBI shows a man identified by the FBI as Sami Samir Hassoun placing an item into a trash receptacle. A federal judge raised the specter of the Boston Marathon Thursday as he sentenced a young Lebanese...

Group fails in bid to recall Ariz. sheriff

May 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with the media in Phoenix. Organizers of the effort to recall Arpaio face long odds in turning in the more than 335,000 valid voter signatures required by the 5 p.m.,...

AP sources: Obama preparing to name Comey to FBI

May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2004 file photo, Deputy Attorney General James Comey gestures during a news conference in Washington. President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey to head the FBI, people...

Charities see influx of aid after Okla. tornado

May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Tuesday, May 21, 2013 file photo shows aerial view of an entire neighborhood destroyed by a tornado, in Moore, Okla. Charities providing relief to residents of tornado-ravaged neighborhoods in Moore and Oklahoma City are seeing an infusion...

CSX: Md. train explosion caused by chemical cargo

May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

Derailment, blast near Baltimore rattles homes

May 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

AP Exclusive: Rise of al-Qaida Sahara terrorist

May 28, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 21, 2013 file photo, Algerian firemen carry a coffin containing the body of a person killed during the gas facility hostage situation at the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria. In an Oct. 3, 2012 internal al-Qaida letter found by the AP,...