By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
After being turned down by yet another cemetery, embalmer Peter A. Stefan is looking to Gov. Deval Patrick to take Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body off his hands.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living off the Massachusetts welfare system in the lead-up to his involvement in the Boston Marathon bombings, a newspaper investigation found.
Boston's police commissioner called on Wednesday for more cameras, more surveillance and even drones in the aftermath of the April 15 marathon bombings that killed three and injured dozens.
As Cadbury ramps up its inventory for Easter, a little-known fact has come to light about its candies — many are sharia-compliant.
Swiss Guards took a central role in the Pope's historic retirement Thursday as they flanked the 20-foot doorway leading into the papal palace at 8 p.m. in the Vatican.
Casting about for a viable GOP candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Republicans are looking to two key members of Team Romney who dramatically raised their national profiles during last year's presidential contest: Ann Romney, the wife of the candidate, and Taggart "Tagg" Romney, the candidate's oldest son.
News Corp. has announced that it plans to split into two separate, publicly traded companies, one for its publishing business and the other for its entertainment operations.
Marcus Brauchli, the executive editor of The Washington Post for the last four years, is stepping down at the end of the year and will be replaced by Marty Baron, editor of The Boston Globe.
A comic strip's popularity and long-term appeal is determined by various factors, including generational references, character and story development and merchandising. That's why some great strips have been able to maintain a strong following (Peanuts, Beetle Bailey, Little Nemo in Slumberland, Pogo) while others gradually slipped into obscurity (Sam's Strip, Tooner-ville Folks, the Gumps, the Kin-der-Kids).
Brett McGurk appeared to have reassured Republican senators who questioned whether he has the diplomatic experience to serve as U.S. ambassador to Iraq - but then the emails surfaced.
Sheriff's officials ended their two-year investigation into two men's report that their collection of works by Jackson Pollock, Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt and others was stolen from their Pebble Beach home.
The Washington Nationals announced Friday that they've extended their contracts with four of their minor league affiliates, agreeing to stay with Triple-A Syracuse, Double-A Harrisburg, Single-A Potomac and short-season Single-A Auburn through the 2014 season. They did not, however, announce an extension with Single-A Hagerstown, which is exploring a move.
In his first interviews since his January arrest in New Zealand, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will prevail in what he calls a "political" Internet piracy case against him.
Lynn D. "Buck" Compton, a veteran whose World War II exploits were depicted in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died, his family said.
Australia's foreign minister arrives in Washington this week dogged by an Internet video that shows him cursing and pounding his desk in a rant that is fueling a political showdown with the prime minister.