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Boston victims face huge bills; donations pour in

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013. More than 200 were injured in the bombings and no one knows yet what the total medical costs will be. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Cost of amputating a leg? At least [&hellip...

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Factories inside collapsed building in Bangladesh

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshis watch the rescue operations at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 25, 2013. By Thursday, the death toll reached at least 194 people as rescuers continued to search for injured and...

Fathers, firefighters: Lives lost in West, Texas

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors, shows Jerry Dane Chapman. Chapman was killed in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. (AP Photo/Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors) WACO, Texas (AP) — On April 17, an...

Stocks edge higher as job market improves

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Trader James Denaro, center, and Jonathan Corpina, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 24, 2013. World stocks were mostly higher Thursday April 25, 2013 as a slump in orders for U.S. durable goods and other data convinced...

US applications for unemployment aid drop to 339K

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 11, 2013, photo, Kathie Maiello of Any-Time Home Care, left, talks with Jashod Chaney of Albany at the Dr. King Career Fair at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, in Albany, N.Y. The Labor Department reports on the number of...

Chastened banks cuts tens of thousands of jobs

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Tuesday, April 27, 2010, file photo, job-seekers, including Sophonias Gizaw, center, of Seattle, wait in line to attend a job fair, in Tacoma, Wash. Gizaw said he was looking for work in banking, finance, or the insurance industry Now, in 2013,...

Man named in poison letters case goes into hiding

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells reporters that he and his deputies are satisfied that Everett Dutschke, a person of interest in connection with the investigation into the recent ricin-laced letters mailed to President Barack Obama and others, is...

Spending cuts may deep-six crucial flood gauges

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This handout photo provided by the US Geological Survery (USGS), taken July 5, 2011, near Westhope, N.S., shows the Souris River at the peak for the great Souris River flood of 2011, with equipment stored in cooler bolted to roof of gage house because water...

Crossing a ‘red line’? US says Syria used poison

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with reporters after reading a statement on chemical weapon use in Syria during a press conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Officials: Suspect described plot before Miranda

April 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This combination of undated file photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. The CIA added the name of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, to a U.S. government terrorist database 18 months before the...