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No New Trial For Pakistani Scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, Who Shot At U.S. TroopsA federal judge in New York has rejected a bid by a U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist to have her conviction for shooting at American soldiers overturned.
Church Services Honor 4 Killed In Boston's Week Of TerrorThe photographs showing the faces of 8-year-old Martin Richard, 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell and 26-year-old Sean Collier, a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were propped up on the altar at Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross, where Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley spoke about the city's pain and looked ahead to its spiritual recovery.
'Anonymous' Hacks Federal Web Site Over Swartz SuicideThe hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.
Smithtown Teenager Overcomes Tragedy To Become Intel FinalistRachel Davis said she started crying when she found out she was one of the Intel science competition finalists, which means she could receive a $100,000 scholarship.
Bloomberg: If I Had It My Way I'd Dump Half Of NYC's TeachersIt’s a jaw-dropping prescription for fixing city schools. "Professor" Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he would accomplish more with less by slashing the teaching staff in half -- and that's just the beginning.