Twin Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line [UPDATED]
9 p.m. (EST): The final press conference of the day with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and various other officials just concluded. The FBI is now leading investigations of the events. Davis confirmed that three people were killed in today's blasts.
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New Movies: ’42,’ ‘Scary Movie 5′
New in theaters this week: a biography of a groundbreaking baseball player, and the latest installment in a popular, long-running horror-movie-parody series.
New Movies: ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Jurassic Park 3-D’
Looks like we're in for a thrilling weekend at the movies. The one new release is a remake of a 1980s horror classic, and we also get a 3-D-updated edition of a major '90s sci-fi blockbuster.
IRS Warning — 12 Scams to Watch Out For This Tax Season
The IRS has issued its annual warning about the "Dirty Dozen" schemes out there—ways that certain disreputable folks will try to steal your money or methods people use to hide financial information from the tax agency.
9-Year-Old Girl Walks Miles to Get Help After Car Accident
A courageous 9-year-old girl climbed out of the wreckage then walked for miles to try to find help after the car she and her father were in fell 200 feet down an embankment very early Sunday morning. She is currently recovering in a hospital outside Los Angeles. Her father did not survive the crash.
10-Year-Old Girl Foils Abduction Attempt by Asking Stranger for Code Word
On Monday in a town outside Toronto, 10-year-old girl foiled an attempted abduction by requesting a code word she had worked out with her parents.
Buzzer Beaters: March Madness Begins, Urlacher Leaves Bears and More
Today's top sports stories:
Roadkill Deer Comes Back to Life, Escapes From Trunk (VIDEO)
Reports of one particular deer's death were greatly exaggerated.
Seven Marines Killed, Others Injured, at Nevada Training Site
An explosion during a training exercise Monday Night caused the deaths of seven Marines and injured seven others at the Hawthorne Army Depot outside of Reno, Nevada.
New Movies: ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,’ ‘The Call’
Opening this weekend are 1) a star-studded comedy about dueling magicians in Las Vegas, and 2) a thriller about a kidnapped girl and a killer on the loose.
New Pope Elected — Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, Now Called Francis I
Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been elected as pope. He is the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church. Bergoglio, who has taken the name Francis I, is also the first Jesuit priest to become pope.
Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%
The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years.