By James A. Lyons
By arming the rebels, we're aiding al Qaeda
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A senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday described as a "big mistake" a decision to shut down the interrogation of the surviving accused Boston Marathon bomber before the FBI had completed its questioning so he could be read his Miranda rights.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden had some choice words for Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling them "perverted jihadis" while speaking at a memorial service for slain MIT police officer Sean Collier Wednesday afternoon.
Samsung is spending big research and development dollars on discovering ways to dial by thought — to control cellular phones by brain only.
Major League Baseball and its players association are donating $500,000 to the fund set up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings as part of a $646,500 contribution baseball is sending to the One Fund Boston.
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.
Hendrick Motorsports was shaken by the news Friday that the MIT officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was the brother of Andrew Collier, a machinist in its engine shop.
Sean Collier was found shot to death late Thursday in his vehicle in Cambridge, Mass. Andrew Collier has been working for Hendrick Motorsports since September 2008.
Police have finally bagged the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect Friday night. In a dramatic end to the daylong manhunt, 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured alive after police zeroed in on his hideout inside a boat stored for the winter in a Watertown, Mass., backyard.
The MIT police officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was the brother of a machinist for Hendrick Motorsports, bringing the events of this past week closer to home for NASCAR teams already rallying around the tragedy.
Police on Friday night captured a 19-year-old college student sought in the Boston Marathon bombings, bringing a dramatic end to a weeklong terrorist spree that killed three spectators, wounded more than 180 civilians and left one police officer and the suspect's elder brother and accomplice dead.
Two of President Barack Obama's top appointees to oversee energy and pollution policy will take center stage this week at Senate confirmation hearings that should add new detail about the administration's second-term regulatory agenda.
In the course of our conversation, Richard Nixon singled out the then-relatively obscure ruler of a tiny city-state: Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew. Heaven only knows, Nixon reflected, what massive accomplishments Lee might have managed if he had led a major power.
Talk about revenge of the nerds!
Lauren Silberman's try for the NFL consisted of two kicks and the aggravation of an old leg injury. Then she went home.
Frustrated and maybe a bit embarrassed, Lauren Silberman fought back tears after kicking her way into NFL history.