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Gunman’s Employer Sought Navy Consulting Work

A little more than 24 hours after an IT contractor shot dozen workers at the Washington Navy Yard, the company’s CEO told the Navy secretary he had the experience to help improve military security.


Anonymous US Official Releases Graphic Video Of Syrian Chemical Weapons Victims

As President Obama and other top American officials prepare to make their case for military action against Syria, a U.S. official released a DVD compilation of videos showing victims of the Aug. 21 attack near Damascus.


People hug and cry during a vigil for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings at Boston Commons on April 16, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stories of the Dead and Injured in Boston Bombing

The twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170 on Monday. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.


Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a conference on gun violence at Western Connecticut State University on Feb. 21, 2013 in Danbury, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biden: Victims Will Be Loudest Voices On Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden says he’s determined to make sure the loudest voices in the gun-control debate are the voices of the victims.


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Sandy Victims Blast Delays In Flood Insurance Aid

Even as Congress headed toward passage Friday of an aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, many victims seethed, wondering why it took so long.


An attorney for a convicted killer at the center of a popular podcast has filed a motion arguing that cell tower data placing the man near the murder scene was inaccurate and should not have been introduced at trial. (File photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Daughter, Friend

Prosecutors in Washington say a man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting his 15-year-old daughter and her 15-year-old friend.


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West Virginia Hotel Evacuated After Guest Dies, 4 Sickened

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have evacuated a South Charleston hotel after one guest died and four others fell sick. South Charleston fire Capt. Virgil White says firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide […]