The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday.
The US House approves measures to ease travel delays prompted by unpaid leave for air traffic controllers as a result of budget cuts.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's Reading Terminal Market is celebrating long-lost foods that were formerly Philly staples, from teaberry ice cream to fried oysters with chicken salad.
NEW YORK (AP) — An American citizen of Moroccan descent who was charged in a police sting with plotting to blow up New York synagogues will spend five years in prison.
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova got through another tough test in outlasting Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Porsche Grand Prix.
Bangladeshi rescue workers say a large group of people has been found alive inside a garment factory on the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of high school students pitched in Friday to place 100,000 sandbags around Fargo and help protect homes against Red River flooding.
EVANS CITY, Pa. (AP) — A freight train struck a rural transit bus carrying senior citizens and people with developmental disabilities Friday morning, injuring 10 passengers and the driver, authorities said. At least two of the injuries were serious.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A judge in Carson City has scheduled a July court hearing for the four people charged with killing Nevada's chief insurance examiner and dumping his body in a river.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. wants a long prison sentence next week for a former employee and her husband who were convicted of stealing hybrid vehicle technology for potential use by competitors in China.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A rare century-old U.S. nickel that was once mistakenly declared a fake and forgotten about for decades has sold at auction for more than $3.1 million.
By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday declined to rule on a legal challenge filed by business groups against a Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would force energy and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit now means a lower court will hear the lawsuit instead. "We dismiss the petition for review for lack of jurisdiction," Judge David Tatel wrote in the opinion for the court. ...
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man lived with the decomposing corpse of a 72-year-old woman for about six months before court officers serving an eviction notice discovered her body moldering on a sofa in a Detroit-area trailer home, police said Friday.
Luis Suarez did not appreciate "the seriousness" of biting when he argued against a long ban, says an FA panel.
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
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Snoqualmie Pass: Rock blasting related closures is scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Crews will close I-90 in both directions from Hyak (milepost 54) to Price Creek (milepost 61). Due to the nature of blasting operations this season, closures may last longer than an hour. Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. This blast has the potential to create a very long closure of 4 hours. Westbound traffic will be stopped at Easton and Eastbound traffic will stopped at Hyak.
A woman travelling to a hen party dies in a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire, which injured 19 people, six of them seriously.
Virginia Heffernan asks some of her favorite musicians for melody-tributes to iTunes as it turns 10 on Sunday.
Russian police and security agents have detained 140 people at a mosque in Moscow on suspicion of involvement with Islamic extremism.
Alaska, known for its live-and-let-live lifestyle, is poised to become the next battleground in the push to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.