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FBI mugshot of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A federal jury found Tsarnaev guilty in the Boston Marathon bombing.

AP: Tsarnaev’s lawyer faces perhaps her biggest challenge yet

Associated Press April 9, 2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney is renowned for keeping her high-profile clients off death row, but Judy Clarke could face her most daunting challenge yet in trying to save the Boston Marathon bomber from...

Iowa States Jameel McKay (1) dunks over Kansas Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) in the finals of the Big 12 Tournament at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Iowa State won, 70-66.

AP: 14th-seeded UAB Blazers upset No. 9 Iowa State 60-59

Associated Press March 19, 2015

The UAB Blazers may not have a football program anymore. They do have the first big upset of the NCAA Tournament and hope they can give their university something to rally around.William Lee scored the...

Police secure the area outside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia, near the Tunisian Parliament building, where two gunmen were killed after an attack at the museum killed 19 people on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

AP: Islamic State claims responsibility for Tunisia attack

Associated Press March 19, 2015

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for the attack that killed 21 people at a museum. But Tunisian authorities said the two slain gunmen had no clear links to extremists, and analysts...

AP: Police, other groups try to tamp down tensions in Ferguson

Associated Press March 12, 2015

With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday sought to tamp down tensions after two police officers were shot in front of the Ferguson...

Injured U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert, center, gets into a car to leave for a hospital on March 5, 2015. Lippert was injured by a blade-wielding attacker. An armed man shouted, No to war training! before attacking him, the Yonhap news agency reported.

US envoy to South Korea in stable condition after knife attack

Associated Press March 5, 2015

U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after a man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed him on the face and wrist with a knife, South Korean police and U.S. officials...

Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course

Associated Press March 5, 2015

Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course Thursday, an official said. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.The actor's single-engine plane went down...

AP: Somalia extremists urge attacks on US shopping malls

Associated Press February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG — A video purported to be by Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.The threat...

AP: ‘Timbuktu,’ an Oscar nominee, explores Islamic extremism

Associated Press February 20, 2015

An Islamic extremist can't summon the necessary fervor while making a video hailing the jihadi cause in a scene from "Timbuktu," an Oscar nominee for best foreign language film that is based on the militant...

David Stover, a resident of Tallmadge, holds his Issue 21 sign out to the passing traffic on E. Main with other demonstrators from the Global Frackdown rally Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Issue 2, on the Nov. 4 ballot, could create a community bill of rights for the city of Kent that would allow the community to have more of a say in the creation and location of fracking and drilling.

AP: Ohio Supreme Court ruling favors fracking

Associated Press February 20, 2015

By a 4-3 vote, Ohio Supreme Court justices decided Tuesday that cities, townships and counties cannot impose regulations on oil and natural gas drillers, effectively overruling any local fracking bans...

AP: Brady rallies Patriots to 28-24 Super Bowl win over Seahawks

Associated Press February 2, 2015

GLENDALE, Arizona — Tom Brady and the Patriots made this Super Bowl all about football, not footballs.The record-setting Brady threw for four touchdowns, including a 3-yarder to wide receiver Julian...


Associated Press January 29, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen...

Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

Associated Press January 29, 2015

Malaysia's government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday and said all those on board were presumed dead, paving the way for compensation claims but...

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