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Indian police arrest second suspect in alleged rape of 5-year-old

Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, a police spokesman said Monday. The second suspect is accused of being an accomplice in the case, which has prompted protests in the st

Biden ties Boston and Texas heartbreak to Newtown

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Saturday about the loss of life this week at the Boston Marathon and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion, passionately explaining that news of one loss "brings home immediately, vividly the moment you

Boston bombing suspect communicating in writing, source says

Unable to speak, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been communicating with authorities in writing, a senior federal official briefed on the investigation told CNN Monday. Investigators have been questioning Dzhokhar Tsarnae

5 dead in Seattle shooting

Five people died late Sunday in a firefight at a Seattle apartment complex, including one man shot by police, authorities said. When officers arrived, they could still hear gunfire, said police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock.

High court keeps tobacco marketing restrictions intact

The U.S. Supreme Court turned aside an appeal from tobacco companies seeking to block a federal law that further restricts the marketing, packaging and event promotion of cigarettes.

After Boston, some call for delaying immigration bill

Another senator raised concerns on Sunday about taking up the new bipartisan immigration reform bill following last week's terror attack in Boston.

Timeline: A look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev's past

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died early Friday after a gunfight with police. Investigators are looking into his past for clues about last week's terror attack.

Imam says he would not perform last rites for bombing suspect

Tamerlan Tsarnaev died early Friday, and according to the rules of Islam, he should have been buried by now. But his severely wounded body is still being held to determine a cause of death.