One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. For the 118th edition of the world's oldest annual marathon, security along the course will be tighter than ever.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed 'unforgivable, murderous behaviour,' while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.
Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday.
A Conservative senator on the committee recommending changes to the controversial Fair Elections Act says she is convinced that vouching is 'problematic,' and that alternatives to proof of identification must be found.