Massachusetts Institute of Technology

FILE - This undated file photo released by the FBI shows terror suspect Aafia Siddiqui. The U.S.-trained scientist from Pakistan who was convicted of trying to murder U.S. agents and military officers in Afghanistan should be sent to prison for 12 years rather than life because she is mentally ill, her lawyers said in court papers Wednesday Sept. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/FBI, File)

No New Trial For Pakistani Scientist, Aafia Siddiqui, Who Shot At U.S. Troops

A 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.

10/09/2014

Photos of the deceased are displayed following Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on the first Sunday after the Boston Marathon bombings on April 21, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Church Services Honor 4 Killed In Boston’s Week Of Terror

The 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.

04/21/2013

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‘Anonymous’ Hacks Federal Web Site Over Swartz Suicide

The 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.

01/26/2013

Intel CEO Paul Otellini walks off stage in San Francisco, CA - Sep 22, 2009 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Smithtown Teenager Overcomes Tragedy To Become Intel Finalist

Rachel 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.

01/26/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg: If I Had It My Way I’d Dump Half Of NYC’s Teachers

It’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.

12/01/2011