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A year and a half before the Boston Marathon bombing, the man Tamerlan Tsarnaev called his best friend died in a grisly crime: He was one of three men found nearly decapitated in an apartment, their throats slashed ear to ear, marijuana sprinkled over their bodies.
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors.
It was hard to tell whether the Pittsburgh Pirates were heading on a road trip or getting ready for a Stanley Cup playoff game after beating the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Thursday for their fourth straight win.
South Africa's James Kingston shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday at Wentworth to take the lead during the suspended first round of the BMW PGA Championship.
A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner has been replaced as director the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.
The Colorado Avalanche are rounding up the old crew to restore the downtrodden franchise.
Investigators have discovered the blood of a missing 15-year-old Iowa girl on the truck of a registered sex offender suspected of kidnapping her Monday, diminishing the chances of finding her alive, a lead investigator said Thursday.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said it was "imperative" that Europe's leaders create a new agency with powers to restructure busted banks in order to help the region leave its economic and financial crisis behind it once and for all.
Drag racing champ Antron Brown will get a chance in NASCAR
The stock market headed lower in midday trading Friday, putting it on track for its first weekly loss in a month.
A Dallas man who drowned two of his sons in a creek has been sentenced to death.
A father who told two of his sons to pretend they were swimming as he drowned them in a Dallas-area creek was sentenced to death on Thursday.
It was another ugly quarter for Sears Holdings Corp.
Stocks are ending the day slightly lower after recouping a big loss early on.
A New Jersey man behind the wheel of a van that careened off of an Illinois freeway and overturned, killing five passengers returning from a California ministry gathering, had his driving privileges suspended last year for administrative reasons, motor vehicle records show.
Lights & Sirens: Four charged with burglary for breaking into Tacoma home after woman moved to nursing home
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
- Oversize truck might be cause of I-5 bridge collapse into Skagit River
- State lawmakers vote 'no' on flaws, 'yes' to photo retouching
- Hawks give Puyallup's Veltung a shot at WR
- GM Jack Zduriencik talks about the decision to send down Jesus Montero
- Skagit River Bridge collapse