|Area near Boston Marathon evacuated after backpacks found
The Boston Police Department has evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks, authorities said Tuesday afternoon -- the one-year anniversary of last year's attacks.
|Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show
Pop superstar Miley Cyrus has been admitted to a hospital and is unable to perform a show from her "Bangerz" concert tour in Kansas City, Missouri, as planned.
|Brothers hurt in Marathon bombing retrace route
Two Boston-area brothers, who each lost a right leg in the Boston Marathon bombings, retraced the marathon route on the first-year anniversary in a relay walk-and-ride with family and friends.
|Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results
A former Georgia radiology technician, accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a hospital, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery.
|NY judge says jury can hear imam's praise of 9/11 attacks
A New York judge on Tuesday decided that jurors at the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher can hear his statements that "everybody was happy" when the World Trade Center was hit by airplanes in 2001.
|West Virginia man accused of threatening US senator
A 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges that he made four separate threats to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin last month, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
|NYPD terminates Muslim surveillance unit amid outcry
The New York Police Department said Tuesday that it has disbanded a special unit, whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked major controversy.
|Immigration activists warn Obama, Dems of political backlash
Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Obama, along with other Democrats in the fall election, unless the president acts to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.
|Woman who tossed shoe at Clinton re-arrested, officials say
Authorities on Tuesday said they have again arrested an Arizona woman, who is accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort last week.
|US Justice chief will travel to Kansas for shooting memorial
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said that Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kansas later this week to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at Jewish community sites last weekend.