The FBI says it has evidence that indicates one of the bombs that exploded in the Boston Marathon was contained in a pressure cooker with nails and ball bearings, and it was hidden in a backpack.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says a letter containing ricin or another poision was sent to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
Martin Richard was among the three people killed in the explosions Monday, according to U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, a friend of the family for 25 years. The boy’s mother, Denise, and 6-year-old sister, Jane, were badly injured. His brother and father were also watching the race but were not hurt.
A new bill proposing major changes to immigration law is set to be discussed on Capitol Hill on Friday.
American Airlines flights across the country are grounded because of computer problems.
Although he hadn’t planned on it, Vice President Joe Biden became the first person from the White House to comment on the Boston Marathon explosions.
Two bombs explode near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, leaving multiple people dead, and many more injured.
One of the explosives contained shards of metal and ball bearings, and another contained nails, the person said.
‘The American people refuse to be terrorized’
FBI agents searched a suburban Boston apartment overnight and appealed to the public for amateur video and photos that might yield clues to who carried out the Boston Marathon bombing, while a doctor treating the wounded said one of the victims was maimed by what looked like ball bearings or BBs.
CBS affiliate, WBZ-TV, was on the scene in Boston and gave their reactions just moments after the explosions.
Continuing Coverage // At least two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon have left a number of people injured.
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A bipartisan deal was reached in Congress to expand background checks in gun purchases.
A couple who kidnapped their two sons and started an AMBER Alert across four states have been located in Havana.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Workman, the founder of a publishing company known for such best-sellers as “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” died Sunday. He was 74.
He died of cancer at his New York City home,
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped six cents over the past two weeks.
The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular