July 10, 2013 Appearing in the same Boston federal courtroom as many of the victims of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 counts Wednesday, including using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings, which killed three people and wounded more than 260.
July 10, 2013 The Federal Reserve's policy group says that "a highly accommodative stance of monetary policy will remain appropriate for a considerable time after the asset purchase program ends."
July 10, 2013 Sounds and images from the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the holy city in Saudi Arabia that is closed to non-Muslim visitors, are streaming live online, depicting pilgrims' visits for Ramadan.
July 9, 2013 Of three experienced pilots in the cockpit of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the pilot landing the plane had never before flown with the instructor pilot. And the trip was the instructor's first in that capacity. When the plane crashed, two flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the cabin.
July 9, 2013 Thousands of firefighters gathered in Prescott, Ariz., to honor the Granite Mountain Hotshots, the 19 firefighters who were killed by a wildfire on Sunday, June 30. The speakers included Vice President Joe Biden, who said, "All men are created equal. But then, a few became firefighters."
July 9, 2013 At least 148 female inmates at two state facilities underwent tubal ligation surgery between 2006 and 2010, according to the Center for Investigative Reporting.
July 9, 2013 The move expands the reach of Kroger, already the nation's largest grocery chain, into the Mid-Atlantic region. Harris Teeter is based in Matthews, N.C.
July 8, 2013 The authorities say dozens of people are still unaccounted for. Officials said Monday that about 1,500 people who had been evacuated from the town will be allowed to return home in the coming days.
July 8, 2013 Investigators are interviewing the four pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 today. At a briefing, the NTSB says that three seconds before Saturday's crash-landing, the aircraft's speed was 103 knots — the lowest measured by its data recorders, and far below the target speed of 137 knots.
July 8, 2013 The announcement feeds speculation that he might again pursue the presidency as a Republican candidate. Perry said he would use the next 18 months to think about his next moves.
July 8, 2013 "Dear NASA," the letter begins. "My name is Dexter I heard that you are sending 2 people to Mars and I would like to come but I'm 7."
July 8, 2013 Faced with persistent drought and water-usage concerns, Los Angeles is paying property owners to replace their grassy lawns with heartier plants, such as shrubs, trees, and perennials. The city's water utility pays a rebate of $2 a square foot.
July 7, 2013 Brazilian police have made an arrest in a grisly incident during a soccer match, in which a referee's leveling of a red card penalty set off a clash with a player that resulted in the player's death and ended with the official being brutally killed.
July 7, 2013 Remarks about the 2013 Wimbledon champion's appearance angered many listeners. France's Marion Bartoli beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1 6-4 Saturday, winning her first major tournament.
July 7, 2013 At a Sunday news conference, the head of the NTSB also said that about 7 seconds prior to impact there was a call to increase speed on the jetliner. Saturday's crash at San Francisco airport killed two Chinese teenagers and injured dozens of others.