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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Friends Are in Trouble

In the weeks since the bombing of the Boston Marathon, there has been an odd feeling of dissonance between the cruelty and symbolic power of the attack on one hand and the seeming lack of technical or ideological sophistication of the Tsarnaev brothers—Tamerlan, the boxer; Dzhokhar, the unmotivated …

Killer cave lured ancient carnivores to their deaths

<i>By Tia Ghose, LiveScience</i><p>A cavern in Spain may have lured ancient carnivores to their deaths by offering the promise of food and water, new research suggests.<p>The new study, published May 1 in the journal PLOS ONE, may explain how the carcasses of several carnivore species, including saber-toothed …

Are We Playing God? The Wisdom in Bringing Back What Is Gone

I missed seeing a lot of movies in the 1990s. The 20th anniversary of <i>Jurassic Park</i> gave me the chance to see this modern-day classic on a big screen (an added bonus was seeing it in 3D!). Going to the movie was part of our son's 11th birthday celebration. Seeing it as a family with other children …

The Internet's Unfair Attack on Beyonce's Baby Blue Ivy

After a day playing outside, Blue Ivy becomes an Internet target.<p>Last summer Twitter took a vicious turn with comments on the state of Olympic Gold …

The Fed Is Just Like You: It Hates Congress

Austerity is forcing the Fed to think about doing more.<p>(Reuters)<p>Central bankers can be hard to understand.<p>For one, they speak their own language, littered with words like "modest" and "moderate" or "a number" and "a few." For another, why aren't they doing even more with job growth stagnating and …

Three men charged in Boston bombing case

Three more suspects have been taken into custody in the investigation of last month's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.<p>The arrests, which were made on Wednesday and announced via Twitter, were for obstructing the course of justice rather than for being directly involved in the marathon …

Deaf Texas Parents Allegedly Kill Crying Baby

A deaf Texas couple have been charged in the beating death of their 5-month-old daughter who was allegedly killed after an argument about who would …

Sidney Crosby ruled out of Game 1

PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby said he was not medically cleared to play in Wednesday night's Game 1 of the Pittsburgh Penguins' quarterfinal playoff matchup against the New York Islanders (NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.)<p>Crosby said his doctor told him Tuesday afternoon his broken jaw still needs more …

Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl Erupts At Mexico-Canada WBC Game

So far, the World Baseball Classic has been everything the quadrennial tournament is expected to be: irrelevant, uninteresting, and disruptive to MLB …

Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Status

Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper was forced to leave Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves in the sixth inning because of pain in his left side from slamming into the outfield wall the day before.<p><b>UPDATE: Thursday, May 2nd, at 7:07 p.m. ET by Kyle Vassalo</b><p>According to Mark …

Bryce Harper

FBI: Friends tried to cover bombing suspect's tracks

At 4 p.m on April 18, three days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gave his buddy Azamat Tazhayakov a ride home from an afternoon class at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth to the New Bedford apartment he shared with Dias Kadyrbayev.<p>An hour later, Tsarnaev's face beamed to …

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Our national security has "deteriorated." He's calling out the Obama administration on Boston and Benghazi, and tonight on Hannity he'll give more details on exactly what's gone wrong. Tune in at 9p/12a ET, and for more, including President Obama's response, click here: http://tinyurl.com/cg4pn5a

May Day rallies and celebrations around the world - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/may/01/may-day-rallies-in-pictures<p>720<p>May Day is synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour …

The bottom line of travel writing

Following a debate surrounding the ethics of press trips, travel publications and organisations weigh in with their own polices – and not everyone is against the practice.<p>Do free press trips allow for greater access, or biased coverage?<p>That’s the question causing conflict and contention in the …

Park looks to keep hot streak going at Kingsmill, where she has struggled

<b>WILLIAMSBURG, Va.</b> -- Inbee Park has never had much success on the River Course at Kingsmill.<p>She's also never tackled the layout along the James River …

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Cobra Golf offers AMP Cell Junior Driver

<b>By John Strege</b><p>The Rickie Fowler effect is evident at any PGA Tour stop, notably those in which Fowler is playing. Kids are seen wearing Fowler's trademark orange Puma hats and often orange clothes to match.<p>Cobra Golf is now presenting kids with the opportunity to play an AMP Cell Junior Driver, …

Minor Moves: Andrew Kown, Chris Wallace

• Right-hander <b>Andrew Kown</b> has been released from the Fresno Grizzlies (the <b>Giants</b>' Triple-A affiliate), the team announced on Twitter. The 30-year-old …

From the ATL to the CHC.

Identity Problems: The Big Questions About Tonight’s NBA Playoff Games

Tonight is a night for both rejoicing and sadness: Depending on the results of three crucial games, including two elimination games, this could be …

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Orb 7-2 favorite for Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Trainer Doug O'Neill had a pretty darned good day on two courses.<p>First he birdied the eighth hole during a Wednesday afternoon …