The trial of a third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ended in another conviction, but the amount of time the jury spent deliberating and its somewhat mixed verdict could help federal prosecutors argue against any new defense bid to move Tsarnaev's trial outside of Boston, according to some legal observers.
A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video.
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.
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Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step."
Rallying the party faithful, President Barack Obama cast Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday as an outdated Republican holding back Wisconsin's economy as he launched a final, weeklong campaign push for Democrats.
Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday.
One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday.
More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others -- gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful -- were asked a simple question: How many live in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage?
The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.
A judge has finalized Jane Lynch's divorce from her wife more than four years after the couple were married.
Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit.
Goaltender Ryan Miller posted his 300th victory in the league as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1.The Canucks (6-3-0) earned their third victory in four games, while the Hurricanes (0-6-2) remained the only winless team in the NHL.
The commercial Antares rocket that exploded just after liftoff Tuesday was carrying supplies to the International Space Station — and a satellite made by Redmond-based Planetary Resources. There were no injuries, and Orbital Sciences Corp. is working to determine the cause.
Wesco 3A will play crossover games between the North and South divisions this week. Marysville-Pilchuck and Meadowdale will face off for the championship. The league gets six berths into Week 10 matchups.
Texas Christian ran out of its season allotment of celebratory fireworks after the Horned Frogs won 82-27 last week.
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