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State of emergency declared ahead of ruling on Ferguson shooting

Ferguson has been quiet while a jury decides if Darren Wilson will be charged for the killing of Michael Brown, but Missouri is taking no chances.

Obama appeals for calm as more arrests made in Ferguson

Missouri police have arrested 31 people after racial unrest rocked Ferguson, following the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer.

Accused Boston Marathon bomber could face execution

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be executed if convicted after he was indicted on 30 charges, including that of killing four people.

Trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger begins

The trial of accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, who evaded the FBI for 16 years before his arrest in 2011, is due to begin in Boston.

Boston bombing suspect served charges in hospital bed

Federal prosecutors have charged badly-wounded Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in his hospital bed.

Official identifies alleged Boston bombers

Boston police commissioner Ed Davis has warned the city of Boston to "shelter-in-place" as authorities pressed a manhunt for the second suspect.

MIT shooting, Boston bombings link remains unclear

Police have descended on a Boston suburb amid reports of gunfire and explosions after a university police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.

Two dead, many injured in Boston Marathon blasts

Two explosions struck the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line, witnesses say, leaving at least 20 injured and two dead.

Hurricane Isaac drenches US Gulf Coast, test for New Orleans

Floodwater from Hurricane Isaac jumped a levee in New Orleans but the barriers built to protect the city after the Katrina disaster were not breached.

Cheruiyot smashes Boston Marathon record

Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot smashed the course record to win the Boston Marathon men's race on Monday, while Teyba Erkesso captured the women's title.

US Senator Edward Kennedy dies aged 77

United States Senator Edward Kennedy, a towering figure in the Democratic Party, has died at age 77, his family said on Wednesday.

Offshore wind could be next wave for United States

The Cape Cod resort area could in the next few years claim a new title of home to the United States' first offshore wind farm.

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