All Five Presidents Gather to Dedicate George W. Bush’s Library
On Thursday afternoon at Southern Methodist University outside Dallas, President Obama and former Presidents Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter gathered at the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
New Movies: ‘Pain & Gain,’ ‘The Big Wedding’
This week, we've got two new flicks that could hardly be more different in style, subject matter or personnel. The first is a Michael Bay-directed action thriller starring The Rock, the second a family comedy about a middle-aged divorced couple starring Diane Keaton. Take your pick!
Huge Fires on Oil Barges in Alabama Finally Out; Three People in Critical Condition
On Wednesday night, an enormous fire exploded on two oil barges docked on the Mobile River in Alabama, badly injuring three people. After burning for hours, the flames are now out.
New $100 Bills Coming in October
Get ready to throw away all those ratty old Benjamins that are just laying around your house—the newly designed $100 bill will be going into circulation in October.
Will the NFL Draft Be a Huge Letdown This Year? — Sports Survey of the Day
Thursday night is the NFL draft, usually one of the biggest days of the off-season for football fans. But this year isn't shaping up like those of the recent past.
Couple’s Second Child Dies After Prayer-Only Healing Doesn’t Work (Again)
In 2009, Herbert and Catherine Schaible lost their 2-year-old son, Kent, to bacterial pneumonia—a condition they refused to let a doctor treat, insisting on using only prayer to heal him. Last week, their second son died. He, too, failed to receive any potentially life-saving medical care.
Boston Marathon Bomber Charged, Faces Possible Death Penalty
On Monday, the Justice Department announced that it was charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with using a weapon of mass destruction that resulted in the deaths of three people at the Boston Marathon last week. If convicted he could face the death penalty or up to life in prison.
Buzzer Beaters: Jeter Out Until All-Star Break, Cavaliers Fire Scott and More
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New Movies: ‘Oblivion,’ ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’
We're still two months away from the official start of summer, but we have our first "summer blockbuster"-type film opening this weekend, along with a smaller, darker crime picture with an absurdly good-looking cast.
Officials to Release Photos of Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombings
After days of combing through huge amounts of photographic and video evidence of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon, authorities have two clear video images of suspects that they plan to release to the public Thursday afternoon.
Man Arrested for Sending Ricin-Laced Letters to President, Senator
Federal authorities have arrested Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, for allegedly sending letters containing the deadly poison ricin to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker (R.-Miss.) earlier this week.
5-15 Dead, 160 Injured in Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant; Rescue Operations Continue
Authorities say that five to 15 people may have died in last night's massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas. Many more, perhaps more than 160, were injured.