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Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the borders and grant eventual citizenship to millions living in the United States illegally.
Police: Dead Boston bombing suspect buried
The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was entombed in an unknown gravesite Thursday after police said an anonymous person stepped forward to help arrange the secret burial.
NASA: Space station power system radiator leaking
The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system.
Police: Ohio captive suffered 5 miscarriages
Prosecutors said Thursday they may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro, the man accused of imprisoning three women at his home for a decade, as police charged that he impregnated one of his captives at least five times and made her miscarry by starving her and punching her in the belly.
VIDEO: Elizabeth Smart's advice for rescued Ohio women
The discovery of three women in a Cleveland home who all had gone missing separately about a decade ago brings to mind cases of abductions elsewhere. Elizabeth Smart says she is elated by the women's rescue.
Texas toddler dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
Police said Thursday there is no indication that the shooting death of 2-year-old Kinsler Davis was anything but a “tragic accident.”
2 of 3 kidnapped women arrive; charges coming
Two of the women held captive for a decade at a run-down Cleveland house were welcomed home by jubilant crowds of loved ones and neighbors with balloons and banners Wednesday as police built a case against the three brothers under arrest.
Hacker group Anonymous targets Mass. city's computers
The internationally-known hacker activist group Anonymous recently targeted the Methuen's computer system in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Methuen High School student.
INTERNATIONAL: Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean
The old coastal road in this fishing village at the eastern edge of Grenada sits under a couple of feet of murky saltwater, which regularly surges past a hastily-erected breakwater of truck tires and bundles of driftwood intended to hold back the Atlantic Ocean.
Body of bombing suspect remains without burial spot
Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle with police.
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