Texan town tries to rebuild with community, spirituality

One by one, the beleaguered townspeople of West, Texas, filed into local churches Sunday to begin the healing process, following last week's deadly blast at the nearby West Fertilizer Co. plant.

Imam says he would not perform last rites for bombing suspect

Tamerlan Tsarnaev died early Friday, and according to the rules of Islam, he should have been buried by now. But his severely wounded body is still being held to determine a cause of death.

Ohio woman is told that she is too fat to tan in tanning bed

An Ohio woman was told that she was too fat to tan at a Norton tanning salon. Kelly McGrevey said she purchased a tanning package at Aloha Tanning in Norton on Monday after a quick tour of the salon.

North Korea diplomacy effort grows, but sides are still far apart

A week of critical diplomacy is set to begin in Washington, Beijing and Pyongyang. But the sides are so far apart, at least in public declarations, it is impossible to predict where any diplomatic efforts will lead.

Residents of West gather for church days after deadly fertilizer explosion

Residents of West, Texas gathered this morning for church services just days after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion. Members of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church attended mass at 8:30 a.m.

Schumer says death penalty 'appropriate' in Boston case

The death penalty should be applied in the case of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected of participating in the Boston Marathon bombings, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.

Boston Bombing suspect may be charged Sunday, official tells CNN

Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, may be charged in his hospital bed Sunday, a Department of Justice official told CNN.

Biden ties Boston and Texas heartbreak to Newtown

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Saturday about the loss of life this week at the Boston Marathon and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion, passionately explaining that news of one loss "brings home immediately, vividly the moment you

Netflix hopes for 'House of Cards' boost

Netflix is making a big bet on original series, and investors will soon get a first look at whether the gamble paid off.

3 new planets could host life

In the midst of chaos here on Earth, scientists are finding hope for life on other planets.