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Senators formally file immigration bill

A bipartisan group of senators formally filed legislation early Wednesday calling for border security as the cornerstone of immigration reform.

Senate to start votes on gun bill

The U.S. Senate will begin voting on amendments to gun legislation on Wednesday, including the leading proposals for tighter restrictions spurred by the Connecticut school massacre in December.

Boston Marathon bombings: More details, more questions

Within a day of the Oklahoma City bombing, officials had named their suspect: Timothy McVeigh. Within two days of the 9/11 attacks, investigators had zeroed in on al Qaeda as the perpetrator.

Home building rises to key milestone

The annual pace of housing starts topped 1 million for the first time in nearly five years in March, another sign of the rebound in the sector.

How to turn your phone into a biometric scanning machine

Smartphones are powerful tools, and with the right apps and accessories, they can become even more so. A California-based tech company has launched a tool that turns a regular iPhone 4 or 4S into a powerful biometrics scanning tool.

Nurses relied on trauma experience to help bombing wounded

Of all the Boston Marathons he's worked -- and he's done a half-dozen of them -- Stephen Segatore figured this one would be pretty easy.

What we know about the terror attack, aftermath at the Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm three dead and scores injured, according to Cheryl Fiandaca, head of media relations for the Boston police.

Eight year-old boy among the 2 dead in Boston Marathon explosion

Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction.

Explosion at finish line of Boston Marathon; severe injuries reported

Two large explosions rocked an area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two and injuring at least 28 people and spewing wreckage in its wake.

Your taxes are due!

You've had months to procrastinate, but now it's crunch time. Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday, April 15 at midnight is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam.