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Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Terror Trial: Lawyers Mull Accused Bomber's Defense

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Pride and Resolve on Boston Marathon Route

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Students Return to Pa. School for First Time Since Stabbing Spree

The school near Pittsburgh that became the scene of a mass stabbing spree last week re-opened to students Tuesday. One student, Brett Hurt, who was stabbed in the back, was on the verge of tears as he visited the school for the first time since the bloody rampage. "It was all kind of like a blur," said Hurt at a news conference. "Everything just went into straight chaos." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Bombing Victim's Parents Recount Heartbreaking Mix-Up

Childhood pictures of Krystle Campbell show nothing but smiles — which is exactly how her family continues to remember the 29-year-old, whose life was stolen by the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon almost one year ago. Her parents, Patty and Bill, shared exclusively with NECN personal stories about Krystle, from her devotion to her ailing family members in Somerville, Mass., to the heartbreaking confusion of the day she died. Click through to read more of their recollections, and to watch an interview. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Texas Man Gets 18 Months in Jail for Urinating on Alamo

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Italian Ex-PM's Tax Fraud Punishment: Visit the Elderly

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Speak 1 Year Later

Survivors of last year's Boston Marathon bombings spoke at a tribute at the Hynes Convention Center, NECN reported. More than 2,000 people attended the event Tuesday, where several survivors spoke. "We should have never met this way, but we are so grateful for each other," said Patrick Downes, who lost his lower left leg in the bombing. "We have shared our despair, sense of loss and challenges, as well as our hope, gratitude and triumphs." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Gefilte Fish Shortage Hits for Passover

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:38 PM

$70,000 in Heroin Seized From Man's Underwear at JFK

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Ukrainian Military Forces Amass in Country's East

The government in Kiev is amassing Ukrainian military units and special forces in the country's eastern region as part of an anti-terror operation against pro-Russia separatists, NBC News reported. Ukraine's interim president, Oleksander Turchinov, said on Tuesday that Ukrainian forces had retaken control of the Karamatorsk airfield. Heavy gunfire was heard in the area, although no deaths have been confirmed. Separatists continue to defy orders by Turchinov to leave the country's east or surrender, sparking fears that violent clashes between the two sides could escalate. Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a phone call on Tuesday that he expects the U.N. to condemn Ukraine's use of force, calling its actions "anti-constitutional." Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Detroit Makes Pension Deal With Retired Police, Firefighters

The City of Detroit has made a deal on pension cuts for retired police officers and firefighters, NBC News reported. The move should help the struggling city, which received more good news Friday when a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the city's attempt at settling expensive interest-rate swap agreements with investment banks UBS and Bank of America. Detroit filed for bankruptcy last July, making it the largest U.S. municipality in history to become insolvent. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Pistorius Pressed Over Reaction to Steenkamp's Body

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33 PM

5 Stabbed to Death at College Party in Calgary

Five people in their late teens and early twenties were fatally stabbed early Tuesday at a backyard house party to mark the final day of classes at the University of Calgary in Canada, NBC News reported. Police detained a suspect in his early 20s near the property. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Man Pulls Gun Over 22-Cent Soda Tax: Police

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Blood Moon Lights Up the Sky

The first "blood moon," or lunar eclipse, of 2014 lit up the sky early... See Full Gallery »

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