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FBI Feared Boston Bombers 'Received Training' And Aid From Terror Group, Docs Say

Prosecutors seeking a death penalty conviction of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday said the FBI at the time of his …

Terrorism

Canadian astronomers hope for spectacular meteor shower

Astronomers are gearing up for some celestial fireworks when Earth hurtles through a curtain of space dust a million kilometres thick later this week.<p>Although predictions range widely, the result may be an exceptionally good meteor shower in the wee hours of May 24, just when Canada has a front-row …

GM cars sold: 12 million. Recalled: 13.8 million.

General Motors has already recalled more cars and trucks in the U.S. this year than it has sold here in the five years since it filed for bankruptcy.<p>Here's the count: Since that filing in June 2009, GM has sold 12.1 million vehicles in the United States. Total U.S. recalls: 13.8 million.<p>Before the …

Justice Department Plans to Reveal Legal Justification for Using Drones on American Citizens

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Justice Department plans on making public a 2011 memo detailing the legal justification for …

South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response

South Korean President<p>Park Geun-hyeannounced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students.<p>Bowing, Park apologized twice, saying as president …

Burning Bridges: Rival Soccer Fans Urge Ukraine Unity

Rival Ukrainian soccer fans representing the north, south, east and west of a fractured nation came together in Kiev Sunday to demonstrate their desire for the country to remain united.<p>Around 2,000 supporters of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Dynamo Kiev, Chornomorets Odessa, Vorskla Poltava, Metalist …

Soccer

Russian troops still at Ukrainian border despite withdrawal pledge, NATO says

NATO urged Russia to keep its word this time and withdraw troops along Ukraine's eastern border, saying it has seen no signs of soldiers returning to their bases.<p>President Vladimir Putin ordered tens of thousands of troops near the Ukraine border to return to their bases, his spokesman Dmitry …

Long before Jack Daniel’s, George Washington was a whiskey tycoon

The Founding Father spent his post-presidency years presiding over a booming alcohol business<p>When George Washington left the presidency in 1797, he was looking forward to some relaxation—returning to Mount Vernon and the pastoral life that had been distant during his time as president. But …

Metro North considers sleep apnea screenings after New York derailment

Deadly Bronx train derailment last year, in which the train's engineer was found to have sleep apnea, fueled screening talks<p>A deadly Metro-North train derailment last year, in which the train's "dazed" engineer was found to have sleep apnea, has pushed the railroad to look into establishing …