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Boston bombings destroy dancer's foot, but not her spirit

Five feet from where Adrianne Haslet-Davis stood with her husband, a bomb packed with nails and ball bearings was primed to go off.

Charges against Mississippi ricin suspect dropped

Charges against the Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials were dropped Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Felicia Adams said, citing "new information" that has been uncovered.

Official: Possible biotoxin detected at DC-area mail facility

Federal authorities responded Tuesday to a report of a possible hazardous substance at a mail facility at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in the nation's capital, Lt. Col. Thomas F. Veale, a military spokesman, told CNN.

Judge tosses 3 murder charges against abortion doctor

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- A Philadelphia judge threw out three of the seven first-degree murder charges against Dr.

Flooding threatens already drenched Midwest, South

A powerful spring cold snap brings more rain and snow to a soggy U.S. heartland Wednesday, putting more pressure on riverside communities from the upper Midwest to the Deep South. The residents of Grafton, Illinois, north of St.

Bombing suspect's uncle: Friend in Cambridge 'brainwashed him completely'

The evolution of Tamerlan Tsarnaev from aspiring Olympic boxer to apparent self-radicalized jihadist may have been influenced by a friend in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Source: 2011 slayings of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's friend, 2 others revisited

The slaying of one of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's best friends in September 2011 is now being reviewed by a "wider group of eyes,"a source close to the Boston bombing investigation tells CNN.

Justice Department files charges against Lance Armstrong

The Justice Department late Tuesday formally filed its case against Lance Armstrong and his company Tailwind Sports for millions of dollars which the U.S. Postal Service had spent to sponsor the cycling team.

Boston bombing suspect's condition upgraded to fair

The medical condition of hospitalized Boston Marathon attack suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been upgraded to fair, the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts said via Twitter on Tuesday.

'Smart guns' could be next step in gun control

A proposal to expand background checks failed in Washington, but several entrepreneurs say they have a different answer to curbing gun violence.