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Officials Say Security Is Tight For Boston Marathon

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and a congressional leader say security will be tight at Boston's annual marathon.


Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas

A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.


In Colorado, A Pot Holiday Tries To Go Mainstream

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.


Meth Lab Found In Million-Dollar Lake-Front Home, Cops Say

Police in Ohio say they have found materials to create a meth lab at a million-dollar lakefront home near Cleveland.


Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies At 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.


Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Eastern Shootout

Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others with gunshot wounds.


Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday


Utah Brushing Off Dirt Following Earthquake Drill

The state of Utah held their “Great Utah Shakeout” drill on Thursday, where the aim was for one


NASA Discovers Planet Similar To Earth

The search for planets that closely resemble Earth has yielded perhaps the closest match yet


Interview: Search For Survivors Of Capsized Ferry Continues

The search continues for as many as 280 people...many of them high school students on a field trip