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Boston Marathon begins under tight security
BOSTON (AP) -- The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.... 4/21/2014 10:03 AM

MARATHON WATCH: Running for a friend hurt by bomb
A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.... 4/21/2014 10:45 AM

Teen stowaway could face charges in California
HONOLULU (AP) -- Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight.... 4/21/2014 10:48 AM

Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.... 4/21/2014 6:10 AM

Nadal looks to put Monte Carlo behind him
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona Open title this week.... 4/21/2014 8:30 AM

Stock edge higher at start of busy earnings week
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks edged higher Monday at the start of another major week for company earnings. The Standard & Poor's 500 index had its best week since July last week as first-quarter corporate earnings began to come in.... 4/21/2014 10:25 AM

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado
DENVER (AP) -- Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.... 4/21/2014 6:12 AM

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.... 4/21/2014 10:39 AM

UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.... 4/21/2014 9:46 AM

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.... 4/21/2014 8:24 AM