US Senate blocks gun background check

The U.S. Senate blocked bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at tightening restrictions on the sale of firearms…

The NY Times David Barstow wins Pulitzer award 

The Times’ David Barboza received the international reporting award for his look at a how a “Red Nobility,”…

Chinese grad student is third Boston death

She was a food fan, eager for culinary discoveries. In her last microblog update the morning before the…

Boston authorities recover key evidence

Authorities investigating the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon have recovered a piece of circuit board…

AP source: Authorities recover pressure cooker lid

Authorities investigating the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon have recovered a piece of circuit board that they believe was part of one of the explosive devices…

Chinese student injured in Boston in stable condition

China’s Deputy Consul General confirmed that a Chinese student injured on Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing was in a stable condition…

Secret Service: Suspicious letter mailed to Obama

The U.S. Secret Service says it has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a “suspicious substance.”

Consulate: Chinese national killed in Boston

The Chinese Consulate in New York says a Chinese national is the third person killed in the Boston marathon blasts…

Outage grounds American Airlines flights

American Airlines flights across the country are grounded because of computer problems…

Doctor: Marathon victims had nails, BB’s in wounds

Doctors say they removed a host of sharp objects from children and adults injured by the Boston Marathon explosions…