Schumer says death penalty 'appropriate' in Boston case

The death penalty should be applied in the case of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected of participating in the Boston Marathon bombings, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.

Boston Bombing suspect may be charged Sunday, official tells CNN

Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, may be charged in his hospital bed Sunday, a Department of Justice official told CNN.

Biden ties Boston and Texas heartbreak to Newtown

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Saturday about the loss of life this week at the Boston Marathon and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion, passionately explaining that news of one loss "brings home immediately, vividly the moment you

Netflix hopes for 'House of Cards' boost

Netflix is making a big bet on original series, and investors will soon get a first look at whether the gamble paid off.

3 new planets could host life

In the midst of chaos here on Earth, scientists are finding hope for life on other planets.

That was the week from hell

The Onion, as it so often does, got it right. "Jesus, This Week," headlined a story the satirical website ran on Thursday.

Should Boston bombing suspect get a Miranda warning? Debate follows Friday capture

As Boston celebrated the capture of a suspect in the marathon bombings Friday night, a debate erupted in Washington over whether military or civilian law would best handle Dzhokar Tsarnaev.

Residents near Texas plant explosion allowed to return home

Days after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people and leveled parts of a central Texas town, officials moved Saturday to help get residents back to their homes.

Nurse still has nursing license after pleading guilty for tampering with patients medications

A Washington state family says that their elderly mother wasn't given the proper medication before she passed away. The nurse caring for the woman just recently pleaded guilty to tampering with her medication.

Florida sues BP, Halliburton over 2010 oil spill

The state of Florida on Saturday filed a lawsuit against BP and Halliburton over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.