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Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Texas Man Gets 18 Months in Jail for Urinating on Alamo

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Italian Ex-PM's Tax Fraud Punishment: Visit the Elderly

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Speak 1 Year Later

Survivors of last year's Boston Marathon bombings spoke at a tribute at the Hynes Convention Center, NECN reported. More than 2,000 people attended the event Tuesday, where several survivors spoke. "We should have never met this way, but we are so grateful for each other," said Patrick Downes, who lost his lower left leg in the bombing. "We have shared our despair, sense of loss and challenges, as well as our hope, gratitude and triumphs." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Gefilte Fish Shortage Hits for Passover

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:38 PM

$70,000 in Heroin Seized From Man's Underwear at JFK

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Ukrainian Military Forces Amass in Country's East

The government in Kiev is amassing Ukrainian military units and special forces in the country's eastern region as part of an anti-terror operation against pro-Russia separatists, NBC News reported. Ukraine's interim president, Oleksander Turchinov, said on Tuesday that Ukrainian forces had retaken control of the Karamatorsk airfield. Heavy gunfire was heard in the area, although no deaths have been confirmed. Separatists continue to defy orders by Turchinov to leave the country's east or surrender, sparking fears that violent clashes between the two sides could escalate. Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a phone call on Tuesday that he expects the U.N. to condemn Ukraine's use of force, calling its actions "anti-constitutional." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Detroit Makes Pension Deal With Retired Police, Firefighters

The City of Detroit has made a deal on pension cuts for retired police officers and firefighters, NBC News reported. The move should help the struggling city, which received more good news Friday when a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the city's attempt at settling expensive interest-rate swap agreements with investment banks UBS and Bank of America. Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, making it the largest U.S. municipality in history to become insolvent. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Pistorius Pressed Over Reaction to Steenkamp's Body

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33 PM

5 Stabbed to Death at College Party in Calgary

Five people in their late teens and early twenties were fatally stabbed early Tuesday at a backyard house party to mark the final day of classes at the University of Calgary in Canada, NBC News reported. Police detained a suspect in his early 20s near the property. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Man Pulls Gun Over 22-Cent Soda Tax: Police

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM
By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Blood Moon Lights Up the Sky

The first "blood moon," or lunar eclipse, of 2014 lit up the sky early... See Full Gallery »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:57 AM

Police Release Chilling Details on High School Stabbing

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Bible Saved From Fire at Elks Lodge

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Male Officer Dresses as Amish Woman to Scare Flasher

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