Updated: 04/21/2013 - Their father and former neighbors from Kyrgyzstan -- home to many Chechens who were deported from their native villages by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin -- tell of a family often on the move in search of safety and a better life... By all accounts, the younger brother had many friends, but his older brother felt alienated from American society and in recent years had turned increasingly to Islam.
Posted: 04/21/2013 - Two CBS News Program Twitter feeds "compromised"... On Saturday night both accounts were suspended and inaccessible.... Police: Man hijacked bus before killing himself... Southern CA fire forces evacuation of 200 homes... Sheriff: 5 snowboarders killed in Colo. Avalanche... Floodwaters approaching several towns in Midwest...
Posted: 04/21/2013 - Police: Suspects used carjack victim's ATM card... Gov: Bombing suspect seriously hurt but stable... Public defenders will represent bomb suspect... ICE arrests 2 in Mass. town tied to bombing case...
Updated: 04/21/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the additional money will double the nonlethal assistance to the Syrian opposition as well as increase humanitarian aid. The United Nations estimates that the fighting has killed more than 70,000 people, many by the Assad government as it tries to repress the uprising.... Some Arab states are supplying the rebels with arms, and Britain and France are leading a push to modify the European Union's arms embargo on Syria to permit weapons transfers to the opposition. The embargo is to expire at the end of May unless it is extended or revised....
Posted: 04/21/2013 - On April 21, 1836, an army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence.... In 1918, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the German ace known as the "Red Baron," was killed in action during World War I.... In 1980, Rosie Ruiz was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon; however, she was later exposed as a fraud. (Canadian Jacqueline Gareau was named the actual winner of the women's race.)... In 1963, The Beatles met The Rolling Stones at England's Crawdaddy Club.... In 1974, the country duo of Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton performed together for the last time....
Posted: 04/18/2013 - The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - President Barack Obama speaks to participants at a Boston Interfaith Prayer Service at the Cathedral of The Holy Cross.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - The U.S. Senate sergeant-at-arms says a private lab has confirmed the presence of ricin in a letter sent to Sen. Roger Wicker.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - Michigan Sen. Carl Levin says preliminary testing on a suspicious letter to his Saginaw office was negative.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and claimed "various parties within the government" were trying to ruin his reputation.
Updated: 04/17/2013 - WACO, Texas (AP) -- An explosion Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant in central Texas is sending flames shooting high into the night sky. The plant, in the town of West, left the factory a smoldering ruin, caused major damage to nearby buildings and injured numerous people.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A federal courthouse in Boston has been evacuated amid conflicting reports that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is in custody.
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