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Denver pot holiday bringing crowds, tight security

Posted: 04/20/2013 - The counterculture marijuana holiday known as 4/20 is getting an early start in Denver, where tens of thousands are expected for a group smoke-out on the first celebration since Colorado and Washington made pot legal for recreation use.

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Red Sox, Bruins back after bombing, manhunt

Posted: 04/20/2013 - Security was tight at Fenway Park, where the Red Sox are back on the field for the first time since Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon.

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Across America, a week of chaos, horror and hope

Posted: 04/20/2013 - This week in America felt like an unremitting series of tragedies. There were deadly bombs and poison letters. There was a town shattered by a colossal explosion. There was a violent manhunt that paralyzed a major city.

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Czechs: we're not Chechens

Posted: 04/20/2013 - A number of comments by Americans on social media mistaking the Czech Republic for the country of origin of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects- ethnic Chechen brothers - prompted the Czech ambassador to the United States to act.

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Boston Marathon suspect cornered in backyard boat

Posted: 04/20/2013 - The surviving suspect in the horrifying attack on the Boston Marathon is being held at a hospital after being captured following a pair of shootouts with police.

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Justice official: No reading of Miranda rights

Posted: 04/20/2013 - A Justice Department official says the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking a public safety exception.

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In Boston and beyond, thanks and jubilation

Posted: 04/20/2013 - The only sedate place in Boston after the arrest of the surviving marathon bombing suspect may have been the spot were Monday's tragedy unfolded.

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Iran seeks to export oil to North Korea

Posted: 04/20/2013 - Iran's oil ministry says the country is considering exporting oil to North Korea as a way to improve its battered economy.

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US officials: More nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels

Posted: 04/20/2013 - As the U.S. prepares to provide far more nonlethal aid to opposition forces in Syria, the regime of President Bashar Assad faces a new threat from European nations that could determine whether a stronger international intervention might be attempted.

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Family of boy killed in bombings salutes investigators

Posted: 04/19/2013 - The family of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing is offering its thanks to the investigators who worked around the clock on the case and the civilians who offered tips and images that helped authorities zero in on two suspects.

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In suburban Boston, thanks and jubilation

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Celebrations erupted in suburban Boston and beyond as the capture of the remaining marathon bombing suspect was announced in a tweet from police.

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Glance at the search for Boston bomb suspects

Updated: 04/19/2013 - Key moments related to the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, based on reports from the Massachusetts governor, the Middlesex County district attorney, Massachusetts State Police and Boston police.glance at the search for Boston bomb suspects

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Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody

Updated: 04/19/2013 - Boston Police say a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.

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Streets deserted in an uneasy Boston

Posted: 04/19/2013 - It's been far from a normal Friday in Boston and the surrounding area, as thousands of officers with rifles and armored vehicles swarm the streets.

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