2013 Boston Marathon finish line
At least three people were killed and more than 130 people were injured by two large explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, according to news reports.
Law enforcement officials confirmed that one of the fatalities was an 8-year-old boy, and at least eight more children were among the injured.
Several eyewitnesses told The Boston Globe that they saw people who had lost their limbs. "It was just an explosion, it came out of nowhere," Boston.com producer Steve Silva, who was at the scene covering the race said. "There are multiple injuries. I saw dismemberment, I saw...
Longtime TV journalist Barbara Walters is set to retire after than 50 years in the business, Deadline reports.
The news comes more than a year after speculation first began about Walters' future when a microphone reportedly picked up Walters telling President Barack Obama "I'm retiring next year" during an interview break. At the time, ABC News denied any such plans. However, Walters fell and suffered a concussion at a dinner in Washington D.C. in January. She was...
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Don't expect to see Pat Boone at any White House functions any time soon. The pop and gospel singer accused President Barack Obama of being a Marxist during an appearance on Fox Business News.
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Ahead of his trip to Israel next week, the president told Israeli Channel 2 that he wishes he could enjoy the country as just another tourist.
Van Cliburn, the pianist who helped unite and inspire people during the Cold War, has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 78.
Cliburn died in his Fort Worth, Texas, home after succumbing to his battle with bone cancer.
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Born in Louisiana, Cliburn began taking piano lessons at the age of three. After growing up in Texas, Cliburn moved to New York to study at the Julliard School and trained in Russian Romantic-style music. It was in 1958, at the age of 23, when Cliburn rose to fame after winning the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. That year he was on the cover of Time Magazine with the headline, "The Texan Who Conquered Russia." Although Russia and the United States were battling at the time, Cilburn became a hero to Soviets.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow has backed out of a scheduled appearance at the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas amid growing controversy over the church's beliefs.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is scheduled to speak at a megachurch in Dallas whose pastor has spoken out against Muslims, Jews, Mormons and members of the LGBT community.
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