The Associated Press' official Twitter account was hacked Tuesday, the organization confirmed.
Shortly after 1 p.m. ET, the account tweeted out a false report saying that there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured. The AP's account has since been suspended.
Just hours after Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick lifted the city-wide lockdown on Boston, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was found and taken into custody.
In a tweet sent out shortly before 9 p.m. local time, the Boston Police department confirmed that the suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, had been apprehended. "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over...
A man suspected of sending letters that contained ricin poison to President Barack Obama has been arrested, NBC News reports.
The man, who also sent a poisoned letter to Republican Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker, was identified as Mississippi entertainer Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, the Justice Department announced on Thursday. He was arrested Wednesday at his home in Corinth, Miss., and faces up to 15 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, the Justice Department says.
Fox has pulled a March episode of Family Guy after a mash-up of clips made the series look like it was portraying a bombing at the Boston Marathon.
In the clip, which has nearly 140,000 views on YouTube, a scene from the March 17 episode, "Turban Cowboy," depicts Peter Griffin accidentally blowing up a bridge while using a terrorist's cell phone. However, the clip places that scene directly after an unrelated one, in which Bob Costas asks Peter Griffin how he won the Boston Marathon.
Hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, Boston native Mark Wahlberg had to hit the red carpet for the New York premiere of his upcoming film, Pain and Gain, which says really put things in perspective for him.