Originally published on Thu May 2, 2013 10:30 am
As the investigation continues into the April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon and the crimes that followed, more names are being added to the story. Here's a guide that we'll keep updating, with links to relevant posts or stories. As always, if new information comes in that changes what is being said about anyone, we will pass that along:
Originally published on Thu May 2, 2013 9:33 am
There were 324,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, down 18,000 from the previous week's 342,000, the Employment and Training Administration reports.
Claims continue to run around the lowest pace since early 2008 — they haven't been lower since a week in mid-January 2008 when they came in at 321,000.
Originally published on Thu May 2, 2013 10:05 am
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Fri May 3, 2013 8:11 am
Update at 8:10 a.m. ET, May 3. A New Post:
Originally published on Thu May 2, 2013 10:09 am
The U.S. role in the civil war in Syria has been limited to humanitarian aid and nonlethal equipment for the rebels. But that may change with recent revelations about the use of chemical weapons.
Polls show that Americans are still not paying close attention to the conflict, but there is a reluctance to intervene — a byproduct of the experience in Iraq.
President Obama says he's weighing all options. Whatever he decides, he'll have to make a case to the U.S. public.