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'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston bombing memorial

A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday.

Europe to Florida in a kayak: Another bucket list check

Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end this week. Doba, 67, isn't making the record-setting transatlantic trip for money, but because it's on his bucket list, a friend waiting for his arrival in North Am

Police arrest 'raging anti-Semite' in Kansas Jewish center shootings

A Missouri man with a long history of spouting anti-Semitic rhetoric is suspected of shooting to death a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center in Kansas City and a woman at a Jewish assisted living facility nearby.

Bubba Watson has the stomach for success ... and waffles

Stomach for the fight, matched by a stomach for waffles and hash browns. Bubba Watson, the American golfer who has just become a multiple golf winner, showed he had the appetite for both as he secured his second Masters win, adding another green

Feds end roundup, release cattle after tense Nevada showdown

A tense, weeklong showdown appeared to end Saturday between the federal government and supporters of a Nevada cattle rancher battling the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over grazing rights on federal land. The BLM stopped rounding up rancher Cliv

Woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton identified

The woman accused of chucking a shoe at the head of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas has been released from jail, according to police. On Thursday, Clinton stopped at Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip to tal

7 Dead Infants Found in Boxes in Utah Woman's Basement

(KUTV) PLEASANT GROVE - A Utah woman has been arrested after police found 7 dead infants in a Pleasant Grove home. The suspect, 39-year-old Megan Huntsman, has been booked into the Utah County Jail for investigation of 6 counts of murder. Offic

NTSB: No evidence of fire before FedEx truck crashed into students' bus

Cell phone video recorded from inside a car clipped by a FedEx tractor-trailer truck before it slammed into a bus carrying students in Northern California is being reviewed by investigators, the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday. Th

Sebelius' resignation and the politics of Obamacare

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.

Heartbleed bug: What you need to know

Security researchers have uncovered a fatal flaw in a key safety feature for surfing the Web -- the one that keeps your email, banking, shopping, passwords and communications private. Here's what you need to know.