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National & World New York police end Muslim surveillance program New York police end Muslim surveillance program
The New York Police Department said Tuesday it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.
National & World Tributes mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing Tributes mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing(Photo Gallery)
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings started with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday morning at the site of the twin explosions, the first tribute in a day dedicated to honoring the three people who died and the more than 260 people who were injured.
National & World Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning
Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death after they argued.
National & World Chris Christie 'nervous' when scandal linked to aides Chris Christie 'nervous' when scandal linked to aides
Gov. Chris Christie was "nervous" about the possibility more of his aides were involved in a politically motivated traffic jam scandal, according to interview notes released Monday by lawyers the governor's office hired to conduct an internal investigation.
National & World Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control
The fuel is local, but the matches are Russian. That in a nutshell is how the insurgency threatening the survival of Ukraine as a unified state is increasingly unfolding.
National & World Robotic submarine deployed in search for plane Robotic submarine deployed in search for plane
Search crews sent a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean on Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysian airliner after failing for six days to detect any signals believed to be from its black boxes.