The twin blasts killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the end of the city's marathon in April 2013
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Wednesday 28 March 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will pick up the formal endorsement of former President George HW Bush during a visit to Houston on Thursday, a Romney campaign official said.
Thursday 22 March 2012
A two-month expedition to the bottom of the ocean has produced some of the most detailed images of the wreck of the Titanic ever seen.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Mitt Romney last night solidified his aura of inevitability in the race for the Republican nomination by easily away putting away the Illinois primary, showing strength in a heartland state and the home of President Barack Obama.
Sunday 18 March 2012
Out of America: Party political bankrollers are mounting a takeover of think tanks. If they succeed, US politics will become more partisan than ever
Saturday 17 March 2012
Newt Gingrich said yesterday that there was probably no circumstance that would lead him to pull out of the Republicans' race to challenge President Barack Obama in November.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Rick Santorum scored an upset double primary triumph in the deep south last night, guaranteeing that the Republican presidential race will drag on for weeks if not months yet. His victories in Alabama and Mississippi deliver a fresh jolt to the limping front runner Mitt Romney, and raise pressure on Newt Gingrich, his rival for the conservative vote, to drop out and thus set up a one-on-one Santorum-Romney battle for the Republican nomination to face president Obama in the autumn.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
In one of the closest fought Republican primaries to date, the polls can't split the main candidates
Sunday 11 March 2012
Authors can vanish in their own lifetimes. Rachel Ingalls is hard to find, even though she's been hailed here as one of the best US writers of the past 50 years. She's rigorous, dark, shadowy, cool, and leaves a lot unsaid but not unimagined – in short, she has all the elements you need to become a cult figure. Why hasn't she become one?
Thursday 08 March 2012
The race for the Republican nomination could be on the cusp of a shake-up with aides to Newt Gingrich whispering for the first time that he needs to win in two southern states voting next week or face leaving the field.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
As the frontrunner heads to the state that could make or break him, David Usborne joins him in Canton
Monday 05 March 2012
Exasperated with a primary process as protracted as it has been vicious, Republican Party grandees are looking to see if Mitt Romney can at last regain an aura of inevitability in tomorrow's "Super Tuesday" contests across 10 states.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a clergyman was found dead at a vicarage, police said.
Monday 13 February 2012
Victory in Maine caucus is overshadowed by a clumsy attempt to woo the Republican right
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Polls opened earlier today in Florida, where Mitt Romney was pushing for a big win over Newt Gingrich in the race to pick a Republican challenger to President Barack Obama in November.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Newt Gingrich stormed to a shock victory over Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primary today, scrambling the race to choose a Republican challenger to President Barack Obama.
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